Floyd Abrams on the Soul of the First Amendment and Admiral James Stavridis on the Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans

Carnegie Council, Making Ethics Matter

Independent and nonpartisan, Carnegie Council is a forum for the world’s leading thinkers, experts, and decision makers to discuss ethics in international affairs.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its upcoming current affairs programs, which are open to the public.

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The Soul of the First Amendment

Thursday June 01, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM ET

Floyd Abrams, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Mr. Abrams, a noted lawyer and award-winning legal scholar specializing in First Amendment issues, examines the degree to which American law protects free speech more often, more intensely, and more controversially than is the case anywhere else in the world, including democratic nations such as Canada and England.

Thursday June 08, 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM ET

Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World’s Oceans

Admiral James Stavridis, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

What are the likely sites of the next major naval conflicts? What are the global challenges that lie ahead? Admiral James Stavridis conducts a tour of the world’s oceans from the admiral’s chair, showing how the geography of the oceans has shaped the destiny of nations, and how naval power has made the world of today, and will shape the world of tomorrow.


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