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Nuclear War Was Barely Averted in 1983. Let That Guide US-China Relations Now.

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Chicago Tribune
Ivo H. Daalder

Ivo Daalder explains why the United States and China must engage in a broad dialogue to avoid tensions escalating into a military confrontation neither sides wants.

Defense and Security

SolarWinds Breach: Senate Hearings Begin While Americans Support Retaliatory Actions

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Running Numbers by Brendan Helm

New Chicago Council public opinion data shows majorities of Americans across both parties support imposing additional sanctions against Russia.

Defense and Security

Hunger Is a Weapon of War. Food Can Help Prevent It.

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Foreign Policy
Ertharin Cousin

As the ongoing conflict in Yemen shows, it’s time to fight starvation not only on humanitarian grounds but as an essential component of military and foreign policy.

Food and Agriculture

Elite Poll: Regional Leaders in Southeast Asia Wary of China

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Running Numbers by Karl Friedhoff

Karl Friedhoff examines poll results of regional leaders regarding China's activities.

Global Politics

Russians and Americans Welcome Extension of New Start Treaty

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

Dina Smeltz and Brendan Helm discuss President Biden's extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.

US Foreign Policy

Global Public Opinion Shows Partial Return to Normalcy, Optimism

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

COVID-19 cases are on the decline worldwide and in some countries, people are feeling hopeful as they recover aspects of their pre-COVID lives. 

COVID-19

Will India's Farmers Rein in Modi's Power?

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Sumit Ganguly and Surupa Gupta join Brian Hanson to discuss the impact of widespread protests to reform the agricultural sector.

Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Using Cutting-Edge Science to Protect African Farmers' Potato Crops, Incomes, and Food Security

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Global Food for Thought by Multiple Authors

Guest authors Chris Kennedy and Bob Easter examine how a collaborative effort to bring a disease-resistant potato variety to market in Africa can promote global food security.

potato crop income
Food and Agriculture

When Allies Go Nuclear

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Foreign Affairs
Multiple Experts

Chuck Hagel, Malcolm Rifkind, Kevin Rudd, and Ivo Daalder, cochairs of a Council task force, offer recommendations on how to prevent nuclear proliferation and reassure America's allies.

An unarmed Trident II D5 missile is test-launched from the ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska
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Defense and Security

Myanmar's Democratic Transition is Failing. What Now?

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Last week the Burmese military took control of the country, ousting democratically-elected leaders. Christina Fink and Debra Eisenman join host Brian Hanson on Deep Dish to discuss.

Protestors take to the streets in Yangon to protest a military coup.
Reuters
Global Politics