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Renewing American Diplomacy

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

America's diplomats are still critical for US foreign policy, but the foreign service must become more flexible to engage the next generation and solve today's problems, our guests argue. What would change look like?

US Department of State Diplomats
US Department of State
US Foreign Policy

What Do Russians Think about the Relationship with China?

In the News
The Diplomat
Craig Kafura

Craig Kafura explains in the Diplomat how Sino-Russian ties are bolstered by deepening support from the Russian public according to the latest Chicago Council data.

Xi Jinping and Putin walking near stairs.
Reuters
Public Opinion

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.
Reuters
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.

REUTERS
US Foreign Policy

September 11 Attacks' Impact, 20 Years Later

In the News
Wharton Business Daily, SiriusXM
Ivo H. Daalder

Council President Ivo Daalder joins host Dan Loney on Wharton Business Daily to discuss the impact of 9/11 over the last 20 years.

9-11 memorial NYC
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Global Politics

Fixing Our Bureaucracy Would Have Saved Afghan Lives

In the News
The Hill
Elizabeth Shackelford

"It may be too late for many of our Afghan allies, but we owe it to those we failed before and those who serve us in the future to fix this broken system," the Council's Elizabeth Shackelford writes with immigration lawyer Craig Richardson.

Afghans show documents to US troops in Kabul
REUTERS
Immigration and Migration

We Are Still at War, and the Costs Remain High for Some

In the News
Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

"Years of mounting civilian deaths, with little acknowledgment, apology or recourse, have directly undermined our efforts to fight terrorism," writes Senior Fellow Elizabeth Shackelford.

smoke with children in foreground
REUTERS
US Foreign Policy

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.
Reuters
Public Opinion

Support for Taiwan Among US Public Increases: Poll

In the News
Taiwan Plus
Craig Kafura

New polls find that 52 percent of Americans now favor sending US troops to defend Taiwan if China invades. Craig Kafura talks to Taiwan Plus about what this means.

Screenshot of Craig Kafura speaking with Yin Khvat on Taiwan Plus.
Taiwan Plus
Public Opinion

Was a Responsible Exit Possible in Afghanistan?

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

The Council's Elizabeth Shackelford and Virginia Tech's Amanda Demmer explain how lessons from US military evacuations in South Sudan and Vietnam resonate with the current chaos in Afghanistan.

US troops afghanistan exit
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US Foreign Policy