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Illinois Continues to Lead in Immigrant Inclusion Policies

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Global Insight by Rob Paral

Rob Paral discusses the state of Illinois and Greater Chicago area leading by example on immigrant inclusion and legal policies.

sign reading we offer medical exams for immigration in front of brick wall
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Immigration and Migration

Half of Americans Support Use of US Troops in Defense of Ukraine

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

On the heels of Ukrainian president Zelensky’s meeting with US President Biden, the 2021 Chicago Council Survey finds that a record 50 percent of Americans favor the use of US troops if Russia were to invade the rest of Ukraine.

President Biden and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky at the White House.
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Public Opinion

Americans Say North Korea Is an Adversary, Still Prefer Diplomacy

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Running Numbers by Karl Friedhoff

Over the weekend, North Korea launched a new cruise missile. It's unlikely to shift American public opinion.

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US Foreign Policy

CRISPR Access, Counterinsurgency, and Wild Crops

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Check out our round up of the week's top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development!

An Indian farmer sits on his tractor at a demonstration.
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Food and Agriculture

20 Years Later: 9/11 In The Public Memory

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, new polling finds that Americans still see international terrorism as a critical threat.

Water showing skyscrapers in reflecting pool of at the 9/11 memorial in NYC.
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Public Opinion

Food Security and Climate Mitigation as Counterinsurgency

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

If left unmitigated, hunger- and climate change-induced suffering in both Afghanistan and Haiti will likely exacerbate current political instability and conflict.

Afghan woman receives a box of food.
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Food and Agriculture

Climate Famine, Seeds, and a Land Survey

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Check out our round up of the week's top stories in food, agriculture, and global development!

cow and farmer
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Food and Agriculture

Republicans and Democrats Support Evacuating, Relocating Afghans to the United States

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

New Chicago Council-Ipsos polling finds large, bipartisan majorities in support of evacuating and relocating to the United States their Afghan allies and others in danger from the Taliban.

Evacuees from Afghanistan Arrive at Naval Station Rota
Nathan Carpenter
Public Opinion

The Geopolitical Implications of Fractured Fiscal Authority and Fragmented Urban Infrastructure Systems in African Cities

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Global Insight by Liza Rose Cirolia

Liza Rose Cirolia shares geopolitical implications on African urban areas and city governments.

Pretoria, South Africa
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Global Cities

Majority of Americans Support Withdrawal from Afghanistan, but Criticize Its Implementation

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

While two-thirds of Americans overall continue to support the withdrawal, a majority of Republicans now oppose it, a new survey from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Ipsos reveals.

Soldiers and civilians boarding an evacuation plane out of Afghanistan.
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Public Opinion