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Blinken: Russian Aggression Will Be Met with United Response

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“What Putin wants most of all is to make sure that he can control the destiny of Ukraine,” Council President Ivo Daalder tells CNN’s Larry Madowo.

Biden's North Korea Campaign Rhetoric Versus Reality

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Responsible Statecraft
Matthew Abbott

How do Biden’s campaign promises match up with one year of his policy on North Korea? Matthew Abbott examines the record in Responsible Statecraft.

Biden seated at a desk in facing the teleconference of the East Asian Summit.
Adam Schultz
US Foreign Policy

Biden Admin Weighs More Military Support for Ukraine

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Secretary Blinken’s meeting with Russian Minister Lavrov suggest that there is “at least some possibility of having a diplomatic opening,” Council President Ivo Daalder tells CNN.

Screen shot of Ivo Daalder speaking with Alisyn Camerota and Victor Blackwell on CNN.
US Foreign Policy

Vladimir Putin's Deepest Fear Is the Freedom of Russia's Neighbors

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Financial Times
Ivo H. Daalder

“An end to NATO enlargement or withdrawing forces from the east will not stop Putin. Only full support of Ukraine can do that,” writes Ivo Daalder in the Financial Times.

Vladimir Putin sits in profile at a table in front of white and gold curtains in meetings with Iran.
Reuters
Global Politics

US "Counterterrorism Strategy" Is Failure by Another Name

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Crashing the War Party
Elizabeth Shackelford

Twenty years of US funded security assistance and counterterrorism in Africa has only increased violence, argues Elizabeth Shackelford on Crashing the War Party Podcast.

Soldiers stand near a bombed car in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Reuters
Global Politics

Generational Differences on US-China Relations

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

Younger Americans are more confident in US power vis-a-vis China and are more likely to oppose restrictions on scientific and educational exchanges between the two.

Children playing with flags in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China
Craig Kafura
Public Opinion

America's Role in Global Corruption

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Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

"To be a credible champion of good governance and democracy, America must make fighting corruption a higher priority," writes Elizabeth Shackelford in the Chicago Tribune.

The United States capitol building with dark clouds above wide angle shot in Washington, DC.
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Breaking the Diplomatic Deadlock with North Korea

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War on the Rocks
Matthew Abbott

How can the Biden administration renew meaningful diplomacy with North Korea despite missile tests? Matthew Abbott makes recommendations in War on the Rocks.

Spectators watch news video footage of missile test in Korea.
Reuters
Defense and Security

Kazakhstan's Uncertain Future

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Deep Dish Podcast

As Putin's reach extends beyond Russia, civil society groups grapple with a crackdown at home and threats from abroad.

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Defense and Security

US Public Support for Defending Ukraine May Not Be Solid

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Running Numbers by Dina Smeltz

Recent data shows Americans prefer diplomatic options first, but there is also record support for defending Ukraine. 

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg meets with Olga Stefanishyna, Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine ahead of the meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission
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