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5th Annual Stockdale Center Ethics Case Study Competition

April 16, 2018

5th Annual Stockdale Center Ethics Case Study Competition The U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s Ethics Case Study Team placed second this past weekend at the 5th Annual Stockdale Center Ethics Case Study Competition hosted at the U. S. Naval Academy. The Case Study Competition challenges cadet and midshipmen teams to analyze complex moral and legal scenarios and provide recommended courses of action. This year’s competition focused on the North Korean Cyber Threat. 1/c Panashe Mutombo, 2/c Jackie Dilley, 2/c Ethan Goldcamp, and 2/c Leah Harter based their recommendations on a thorough analysis of Just War Theory, Foreign Relations Modelling, the International Laws of Armed Conflict, Customary Law and precedent relating to previous cyber action. As a team, the members leveraged their individual strengths in International Relations, Public Policy and Law, and Security Studies to provide a comprehensive assessment of the threat and possible solutions.