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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

Britain Alone, the Path from Suez to Brexit

Virtual

Members of the Council are invited to interact with award-winning journalist Philip Stephens on his new book, Britain Alone, analyzing a nation’s struggle to reconcile its waning power with past glory.

A spectator shelters under an umbrella at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London
Reuters
Oct
5

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
REUTERS

The Future of the Space Economy

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Concurrent with the planned launch date of Inspiration4, a panel of experts and the SpaceX civilian astronauts discuss the new space industry.

SpaceX Crew-1 Mission rocket on launch pad
SpaceX

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

September 11 Attacks' Impact, 20 Years Later

In the News
Wharton Business Daily, SiriusXM
Ivo H. Daalder

Council President Ivo Daalder joins host Dan Loney on Wharton Business Daily to discuss the impact of 9/11 over the last 20 years.

9-11 memorial NYC
REUTERS
Global Politics

Research

Reclaiming the Right to the City

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

In this report edited by Ian Klaus and Samuel Kling, a diverse set of experts examine the question of rights in, and to, the city in a wide and exciting array of geographies and contexts.

People in Brooklyn Bridge Park, with the sunset in the background
Franck Michel
Global Cities

Treaty Allies Matter for US Foreign Policy Experts—but They Are Not Indispensable

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

The Council's polling experts examine how American foreign policy experts think of the term "allies," and whether variations in thinking matter for US foreign policy decisions.

NATO Allies Brussels
REUTERS
Public Opinion

Experts

Paul Poast 

Nonresident Fellow, Foreign Policy and Public Opinion
Council expert Paul Poast