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World leaders gather at a table in Vienna for talks to resume the JCPOA.
World leaders gather at a table in Vienna for talks to resume the JCPOA. World leaders gather at a table in Vienna for talks to resume the JCPOA.
World leaders gather at a table in Vienna for talks to resume the JCPOA.
Public Opinion
Reuters
RESEARCH Public Opinion Survey
While the public would prefer diplomacy with Iran, they are not taking more aggressive options off the table.
U.S. Navy Lt. Kristin Hope, from Ogden, Utah, signals to launch an F/A-18E Super Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 from the flight deck
U.S. Navy Lt. Kristin Hope, from Ogden, Utah, signals to launch an F/A-18E Super Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 from the flight deck
Defense and Security
Janweb B. Lagazo
In the News Defense One Chet Lee
To meet the public demand to compete with China, “the Defense Department needs the budget required to do it,” writes Chet Lee in Defense One.
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PAST EVENT VIDEO Century of Global Leadership
Anne Applebaum, Jim Baker, Susan Glasser, Fareed Zakaria, Robert Zoellick, and the Council’s Ivo Daalder reflect on the decisions American policymakers made at the end of the Cold War as they guided the country through a period of risk and opportunity.

Century of Global Leadership

Join us this fall for a series of programs reflecting on key themes and pivotal periods that shaped the Council’s first century. Hear from leading historians and foreign policy analysts, people who were in the room, and leaders who changed the world.
The Chicago Council celebrates a century of global leadership with this series.
President Putin looks out a car window with the Russian flag reflected on it.
President Putin looks out a car window with the Russian flag reflected on it.
US Foreign Policy
Reuters
In the News Business Insider Ivo H. Daalder
"There is a major risk of Russian military activity in Ukraine in the next few months," Council President Ivo Daalder tells Business Insider.

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