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World Review: Biden’s Taiwan Defense, Endgame in Ukraine, and the Global Food Catastrophe

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World Review

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Susan Glasser, and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Close up of bin of rainbow buttons that say "I'm From Taiwan."
Reuters
May
27

Past Events

World Review: Putin Shifts on NATO, Biden's Asia Trip, and the Summit of the Americas

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Karen DeYoung, Gideon Rachman, and Nahal Toosi join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Applying for NATO
EyePress/Reuters

America, China, and the Avoidable War

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd discussed the foreign policy objectives of the United States and China and how these superpowers can prevent competition from sparking a conflict.

Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

Does the Russia-Ukraine War Mean a New Era for Japan's Security?

In the News
The Diplomat
Craig Kafura

“The stronger Japanese response to this crisis is not solely driven by policymakers, but also by the public’s reaction,” writes Craig Kafura in the Diplomat.

Members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) prepare ahead of an honor guard
Reuters
Defense and Security

What South Koreans Care about Most as Yoon Suk-Yeol Enters Office

In the News
NK News
Karl Friedhoff

“Major domestic policy shifts may not be forthcoming, likely driving Yoon to spend more time on issues he can control like trade and foreign policy,” writes Karl Friedhoff.

 South Korea's president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol speaks during a news conference in front of a peach background with writing.
Reuters
Global Politics

Research

Strong Partners: Japanese and US Perceptions of America and the World

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

New data from the Japan Institute of International Affairs and the Council offer insights on how publics in the United States and Japan view the relationship between their countries.

Japan's Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi (R) fist bumps with new US ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel
Reuters
Public Opinion

Thinking Nuclear: South Korean Attitudes on Nuclear Weapons

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

New public opinion data finds robust support for a domestic nuclear weapons program in South Korea.

Reuters
Reuters
Public Opinion

Experts