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Past Events

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

President Biden's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy

PAST EVENT VIDEO

An expert panel assessed how the United States can work with allies in the Indo-Pacific to realize the Biden Administration’s vision in the region.

Antony Blinken delivers remarks on the Biden administration's Indo-Pacific strategy
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

Yoon's Foreign Misadventures Trigger Another Ratings Downturn

In the News
NK News
Karl Friedhoff

Karl Friedhoff takes a look at Yoon Seok-yeol's trip abroad and why it is causing his approval ratings to fall yet again.

Korea President Yoon Suk Yeol addresses the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 20, 2022.
Reuters
Global Politics

Yoon's UN Speech Barely Makes a Ripple

In the News
The Sejong Institute
Karl Friedhoff

Karl Friedhoff analyzes South Korean President Yoon's speech at the 77th United Nations General Assembly and how it may be remembered.

South Korea's President Yoon Suk Yeol speaks at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in New York City on September 20, 2022
Reuters
Global Politics

Research

Americans Continue to Back South Korea

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Karl Friedhoff

A majority support using US troops to defend Seoul should North Korea invade, Council polling shows.

VP Harris and President Yoon shake hands near flags.
Reuters
Public Opinion

Americans Favor Aiding Taiwan Against China

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

Should China invade Taiwan, 2022 Chicago Council Survey data show most Americans would support sending arms but not US troops.

Nancy Pelosi walks with Taiwan's president
Wang Yu Ching
Public Opinion

Experts