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Russia, China, and the Battle for Global Dominance

Virtual

Catherine Ashton, Robert Kagan, Kishore Mahbubani, and Ivo Daalder discuss the new geopolitical order emerging from Russia and China’s efforts to counter US power.

Against a backdrop of Russian and Chinese flags, Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the end of a joint press briefing in Beijing's Great Hall of the People.
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Jul
7

Beyond the Page: Anna Pitoniak on Her Cold War Political Thriller

In-Person

In this Beyond the Page book club event, Council members discuss the international political thriller “Our American Friend” with author Anna Pitoniak.

Bottle of wine, glass and book in front of a brick wall.
Aug
11

Past Events

World Review: G7 and NATO Leaders Meet, Ukraine Stalemate, New Hope for Iran Nuclear Talks?

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Stefan Kornelius, Carla Robins, and Peter Spiegel join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

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World Review: Russia's Gas Squeeze, Three Major Summits, Colombia and France Veer Left

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Ravi Agrawal, Sylvie Kauffmann, and Giles Whittell join Carla Anne Robbins to discuss the week's top news stories.

Illustration shows natural gas pipeline in front of word EU and Russia flag colours
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Commentary & Analysis

Will US-China Competition Unseat US Lead in Higher Education?

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Brian Hanson, Karin Fischer, and William Kirby discuss how America’s universities fare in an age of increased global competition and fragmentation.

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Education

The Supreme Court Is Damaging America’s International Standing

In the News
World Politics Review
Paul Poast

By overturning Roe v. Wade last week, Paul Poast argues that the Supreme Court is undermining America's international standing in World Politics Review.

An image of the American flag being ripped in two.
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Global Politics

Research

Memo on an "Economic Article 5" to Counter Authoritarian Coercion

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Coauthors

The world's democracies need a way to fight back against coercive economic actions by authoritarian governments, argue Ivo Daalder and Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

Shipping containers seen from the sky.
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Global Economy, Trade and Business

How Economic Sanctions Are Used in US Foreign Policy

RESEARCH
Working Paper by Ethan Kessler

What are economic sanctions? How are they used in US foreign policy? And what should future policymakers consider before employing them?

"Sanctions" on board game letters in front of Russian and American flag
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US Foreign Policy

Experts

Daniel W. Drezner 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy
Council expert Daniel W. Drezner