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Chicago and the World - 100 Years of the Council

Virtual
Century of Global Leadership

Richard Longworth  joins Carol Marin to reflect on the Council’s century of global influence.

Buckingham Fountain in front of Chicago skyline at night
Reuters
Sep
22

World Review with Ghosh, Labott, and Robbins

Virtual
World Review

Bobby Ghosh, Elise Labott, and Carla Anne Robbins join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Close-up of hand selecting newspaper from stack
Reuters
Sep
24

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
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Fall Update for President's Club and Leadership Members

PAST EVENT

President’s Club and Leadership members join Council President Ivo Daalder for exclusive insight on the state of the Council and the major geopolitical issues driving the Biden administration’s foreign policy agenda.

Commentary & Analysis

Renewing American Diplomacy

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

America's diplomats are still critical for US foreign policy, but the foreign service must become more flexible to engage the next generation and solve today's problems, our guests argue. What would change look like?

US Department of State Diplomats
US Department of State
US Foreign Policy

What Do Russians Think about the Relationship with China?

In the News
The Diplomat
Craig Kafura

Craig Kafura explains in the Diplomat how Sino-Russian ties are bolstered by deepening support from the Russian public according to the latest Chicago Council data.

Xi Jinping and Putin walking near stairs.
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

Americans Split on Military Aid to Israel, Say Political Status Quo Unacceptable

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

Ahead of Prime Minister Bennett's first visit to Washington, Council data show partisan divides on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, support for a Palestinian state, and more.

Israel Prime Minister Bennett
REUTERS
Public Opinion

Experts

Joshua Busby 

Nonresident Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy
Nonresident Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy expert Joshua Busby