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US Legislative Branch Engagement with North Korea

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NACFP
Matthew Abbott

Matt Abbott recommends several steps the US can take to promote more effective engagement with North Korea with the National Committee on American Foreign Policy.

Kim Jong Un speaks at a podium in front of a North Korean flag
Reuters
Defense and Security

Putin Is "Deadly Serious" about Neutralizing Ukraine

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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.

President Putin looks out a car window with the Russian flag reflected on it.
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Americans Want to Defend Taiwan. The Pentagon’s Budget Should, Too

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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.

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
Janweb B. Lagazo
Defense and Security

Third Time’s the Charm: Bulgaria’s November Elections

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EUROPP
Kjell Engelbrekt

"Amid widespread frustration with Bulgaria's political leaders, there is now a mandate for a new government to implement real change," writes Nonresident Senior Fellow Kjell Engelbrekt for EUROPP.

Bulgaria's incumbent President Rumen Radev being interviewed by press with microphones.
Reuters
Defense and Security

Africa Will Test Biden’s Democracy Approach

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the Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

In Africa, “supplying and supporting abusive security forces often directly undermines democracy,” writes Elizabeth Shackelford in the Chicago Tribune.

Smoke billowing from a street in Kampala after an explosion.
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Is Putin Making a Terrible Miscalculation?

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Deep State Radio
Ivo H. Daalder

Council President Ivo Daalder weighs in on the tensions arising from Russian moves in Eastern Europe with Deep State Radio.

Screen shot of Ivo Daalder on Deep State Radio podcast.
Deep State Radio
Global Politics

Our Cities and States Can Be Relentless Diplomats

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Inkstick
Matthew Abbott

"COP26 shows that American cities and states should have a greater role in US diplomacy," writes Matthew Abbott in Inkstick.

Chicago skyline facing north.
Pedro Szekely
Global Cities

Time for a National Strategy on Food

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The Hill
Coauthors

Ertharin Cousin and Dan Glickman write in the Hill how the US economy, public health, and hunger rates all demand a comprehensive plan on food and nutrition.

View down a grocery aisle from the front of an empty grocery cart.
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Connecting Foreign Policy Issues to Average Americans

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The Confluence
Elizabeth Shackelford

“The American public is actually very heavily in favor of American global engagement,” Elizabeth Shackelford tells NPR's the Confluence.

View of Pittsburgh at sunset near a bridge.
Matt Evans
Public Opinion

Diplomacy Doesn't Work in a Zero-Risk World

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Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

Extreme risk aversion in diplomacy sends the message that nonmilitary international relationships are not a US priority, says Elizabeth Shackelford in the Chicago Tribune.

A wrought iron fence painted white with a US Embassy sign.
Reuters
US Foreign Policy