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Bridging the Political Divide on Climate

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Ahead of the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe argues that we need to find shared values in order to achieve collective action on climate change.

A 120m sand artwork by Sand in Your Eye is seen at New Brighton Beach on the Wirral peninsular aims in New Brighton, Britain
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World Review: Lebanon, Middle East Optimism, and Powell's Legacy

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World Review

Kim Ghattas, Gideon Rachman, and Carla Anne Robbins join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Lebanon protests
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YP Nexus: How Has Alcohol Shaped the World?

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Explore how alcohol has been integral to social, cultural, and economic development across time and how it continues to affect our world today.

image of waiter carrying drinks in Spain
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World Review: Taiwan Tensions, Iraq Elections, and Energy Geopolitics

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World Review

Karen DeYoung, Bobby Ghosh, and Peter Spiegel join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Xi Jinping
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The Evolution of American Isolationism

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Century of Global Leadership

Leading historians Douglas Irwin, Charles Kupchan, and Margaret  MacMillan  gather to explore the United States in the era of the Council’s founding.  

The chair of the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives sits empty
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Prioritizing a Gender Inclusive Economic Recovery

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Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Building a sustainable and inclusive post-pandemic global economic recovery must center women and girls.

Women wearing protective face masks walk at the financial and business district of La Defense, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Paris, France, November 9, 2020.
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World Review: Biden's "Middle Class" Foreign Policy and UK Shortages

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World Review

Steve Erlanger, Susan Glasser, and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

British truckers and military with oil
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China's Technology Competition

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China's Changing Landscape

While China accelerates its efforts towards technological dominance, an expert panel assessed how the United States should position itself for economic, military, and political success.

Chinese astronauts getting ready for rocket launch.
Reuters

Britain Alone, the Path from Suez to Brexit

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Members of the Council are invited to interact with award-winning journalist Philip Stephens on his new book, Britain Alone, analyzing a nation’s struggle to reconcile its waning power with past glory.

A spectator shelters under an umbrella at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London
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World Review: Post-Merkel Germany, Huawei, Evergrande, & Global Energy

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World Review

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Ryan Heath, and Stefan Kornelius join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

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