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World Review: Taiwan Tensions, Iraq Elections, and Energy Geopolitics

World Review

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

Xi Jinping

China's Technology Competition

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.

Commentary & Analysis

The Debate on US Taiwan Policy

Deep Dish Podcast

Does an increasingly aggressive China mean the United States should maintain its posture of strategic ambiguity or adopt strategic clarity?

Ships in the Taiwan Strait
US Foreign Policy

Americans Sense China Eclipsing US Economically, Poll Finds

In the News
Washington Post

As competition between the United States and China intensifies, more Americans now say the Asian country is more powerful economically, a reversal from two years ago when a plurality said the United States had an economic advantage, according to a survey released Thursday by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

President Biden stands in front of a bulldozer and American flag.
Public Opinion


2021 Chicago Council Survey

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

While the Biden administration seems to understand where Americans stand on China and domestic renewal to support global competitiveness, the data disproves their assumptions that Americans are skeptical about trade and weary of US global engagement and leadership.

Middle Class Homes
Public Opinion

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

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