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Taiwan and the Biden Administration


As China and the United States enter an era of competition, an expert panel assessed the future of US policy toward Taiwan and its subsequent effect on US-China relations.

A demonstrator holds US and Taiwan flags

China's Rise and Reach: The Belt and Road City


This workshop, part of the Great Powers and Urbanization Project, examines how Belt and Road cities are likely to shape patterns of globalization in the 21st century.

View of the New York City skyline with a blue sky
Dimitry Anikin

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

Biden Must Remove Barriers to Engagement with North Korea

In the News
NK News
Matthew Abbott

"To change the trajectory of the relationship between North Korea and the US, it is critical that Americans pursue principled engagement," writes Matt Abbott in NK News.

President Biden delivering remarks about COVID-19 response and vaccination program, blue suit partly blocking view in foreground.
Carlos Fyfe
Defense and Security


Americans Remain Committed to South Korea, View North Korea as an Adversary

Public Opinion Survey by Karl Friedhoff

2021 Chicago Council Survey data show that a majority of Americans hold favorable views of South Korea and would support defending the country from a North Korean attack.

North Korean missile test from September 2021.
Public Opinion

For First Time, Half of Americans Favor Defending Taiwan If China Invades

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
Public Opinion