Ethics & International Affairs

Ethics & International Affairs is a magazine specializing in Politics topics.

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 1, Spring

Deliberation and Global Criminal Justice: Juries in the International Criminal Court
As part of a broad scholarly discussion about how democratic practices may be integrated into global political culture, this article identifies an as yet unrealized opportunity to bring deliberative democracy and an additional infusion of legitimacy...
Democracy in a Pluralist Global Order: Corporate Power and Stakeholder Representation
The primary task undertaken by the liberal-democratic project throughout its modern history has been that of legitimately constituting and controlling the public powers wielded by sovereign states. As such, the principal institutions of modern representative...
Introduction
A "democratic" deficit" in global politics is now widely recognized, yet there is still little agreement as to how this problem can feasibly be remedied. Established theoretical proposals for the construction of "cosmopolitan democracy" (1) are commonly...
Public Accountability and the Public Sphere of International Governance
After long and awkward negotiations, on November 19, 2009, the heads of state and government of the European Union finally nominated Catherine Ashton as the Union's new High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security. The next day an Internet...
Terrorism, Resistance, and the Idea of "Unlawful Combatancy"
The Trouble with Terror: Liberty, Security, and the Response to Terrorism, Tamar Meisels (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), 250 pp., $85 cloth, $26 paper. Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: Ethics and Liberal Democracy, Seumas Miller (Oxford:...
The Politics of Punishing Terrorists
On November 17, 2009, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced his decision to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed--as well as four other alleged coconspirators to the September 11, 200l, terrorist attacks on the United States--in a New York federal court....