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Donald Trump’s Dismal Legacy in East Asia

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The National Interest
Paul Heer

The Trump administration helped fuel the worst downward spiral in US-China relations since diplomatic normalization more than forty years ago.

Chinese Flag
US Foreign Policy

How Joe Biden Can Restore America’s Standing Abroad

In the News
The National Interest
Paul Heer

Before the United States can reliably rebuild its international power and influence, it must heal itself by getting COVID under control, reviving economic prosperity, and moving beyond the bitterly divided politics of the Trump presidency.

President Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden at the Washington Monument
Global Politics

Europe’s Problems will Persist, Even with Biden in the White House

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Chicago Tribune
Ivo H. Daalder

Europe is right that Biden’s election offers an opportunity to build a strong and enduring partnership — but success will require Europe to be strong, united and committed in that very effort as well.

President-elect Biden's ancestral home in Ireland
PA Images
Global Politics

A Democracy Summit Is Not What the Doctor Ordered

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Foreign Affairs
Multiple Experts

A new administration may find that the summit overloads its circuits at a demanding time.

NATO Alliance summit in Watford
REUTERS
US Foreign Policy

Subnational Diplomacy can Bolster American Soft Power Abroad

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The Hill
Matthew Abbott

Better training and coordination between officials at all levels of government will give subnational diplomacy the chance to bolster American soft power abroad while boosting trade and foreign direct investment at home.

Chinese flags in Tiananmen Square
Zachary Keimig
Global Cities

On Day 1, Biden Should End Trump’s Vaccine Nationalism

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Chicago Tribune
Ivo H. Daalder

Operation Warp Speed is focused solely on developing and distributing vaccines for the US population, but Americans won’t truly be safe until everyone is safe, argues Council President Ivo Daalder.

President Elect Biden waves in front of US flag.
Reuters
COVID-19

While US Plays Blame Game in Coronavirus Crisis, China Shows Leadership

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Chicago Tribune
Ivo H. Daalder

Ignoring its responsibility for starting the pandemic, Beijing has trumpeted its response as a model for others to follow.

Covid-19 cases in China.
KOBU Agency
COVID-19

How Americans View the U.S. Role in the World, With Ivo Daalder

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Defense One
Ivo H. Daalder

This episode of Defense One, Ivo Daalder takes a look at America’s changing place in a rapidly-changing world. Are Americans ready, willing, and able to be the global security leaders of this century?

Statue of Liberty National Monument, New York, United States
Luke Stackpoole
US Foreign Policy

Has China Won? Ivo Daalder and Kishore Mahbubani

In the News
Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development
Ivo H. Daalder

Fireside Chat with Ivo Daalder and Kishore Mahbubani moderated by Vuk Jeremic on CIRSD YouTube channel on Wednesday, April 22nd at 9 p.m (CEST).

Flag of China
Macau Photo Agency
US Foreign Policy

America Needs a New North Korea Strategy

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National Interest
Matthew Abbott

One should not be naïve about the actions, intentions, or record of the North Korean leadership. But one should also not be naïve that the current impasse with North Korea is likely to continue unless creative, long-term thinking and different approaches to US-North Korea relations are brought to the table.

Kim and Trump shaking hands at the red carpet during the DPRK–USA Singapore Summit
The White House
US Foreign Policy