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Taiwan and the Biden Administration

Virtual

As China and the United States enter an era of competition, an expert panel assesses the future of US policy toward Taiwan and its subsequent effect on US-China relations.

A demonstrator holds US and Taiwan flags
Reuters
Sep
30

Past Events

World Review: AUKUS, Blinken's Grilling, and Germany's Elections

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Steve Erlanger, Nirmal Ghosh, and Halley Toosi join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Secretary Blinken before Congress
REUTERS

Continue the Conversation: The Legacy of America's Longest War

PAST EVENT

Following the public program “The Legacy of America’s Longest War,” Sponsor-level members and above are invited to “Continue the Conversation” with Council experts on the current and future realities in Afghanistan.

Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

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

BLOG
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

Research

For First Time, Half of Americans Favor Defending Taiwan If China Invades

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

2021 Chicago Council Survey data show a majority of Americans support a range of US policies towards Taiwan: recognition as an independent country, inclusion in international organizations, and a US-Taiwan free trade agreement.

Taiwan ship and flag
REUTERS
Public Opinion

US, Japan, and South Korea Coordination Key to Competing in Southeast Asia

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

In picking fronts that offer the paths of least resistance, trilateral cooperation will maximize the presence of all three countries in ASEAN, maintaining balance in the region and making collective progress toward economic and development goals.

Ships from the United States and Jpa
US Navy
Defense and Security

Experts

Kjell Engelbrekt 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Security
Council expert Kjell Engelbrekt