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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

In the News
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

A New Consensus for Growth in the 21st Century

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Civil Service College Singapore
Kris Hartley

A new model for development—based on synergy, vigour, and sustainability—may be key to addressing changing needs in an age of globalisation and digital revolution.

The city of Singapore at night
Lilly Banse
Global Cities

If Joe Biden Really wants Bipartisan Action, Experts say Foreign Policy is his Best Bet

In the News
Salon
Multiple Experts

Climate action, perhaps the highest global priority of all, will be a tough sell to Republicans, however

Biden speaks to a crowd on the 2020 campaign trail
Adam Schultz
Global Politics

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

The Gendered Dynamics of Gun Violence in Chicago

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Women in International Security
Multiple Experts

Examining the gendered dynamics of conflict helps us better understand increasing rates of violence and ways to mitigate it in Chicago.

Women in Chicago protest gun violence
REUTERS
Women and Girls

Secure US Supply Chains With Allies, and Move Out of China

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Barron's
Multiple Experts

The Biden Administration should focus on "ally-shoring" to rebuild supply chains and box out actors like China and Russia.

shipping containers stacked together
Global Economy, Trade and Business

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

Roger Thurow Talks Global Food Insecurity Amid American Abundance

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Food Talk by Food Tank
Roger Thurow

Roger Thurow joins the Food Talk podcast to talk about the breakdown of the US’s food chain and why global food security persists amid an abundance of food in the U.S.

Empty grocery store shelves during Coronavirus pandemic.
Wesley Tingey
Food and Agriculture