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Upcoming Events

Russia, China, and the Battle for Global Dominance

Virtual

Catherine Ashton, Robert Kagan, Kishore Mahbubani, and Ivo Daalder discuss the new geopolitical order emerging from Russia and China’s efforts to counter US power.

Against a backdrop of Russian and Chinese flags, Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the end of a joint press briefing in Beijing's Great Hall of the People.
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Jul
7

World Cities Summit 2022

Join global, business, and thought leaders worldwide in person as they share best practices and ideas for cities to emerge more liveable, sustainable, and resilient, from prolonged and unpredictable disruptions.

Structures of the Gardens by the Bay with skyscrapers in the background
Jul
31

Past Events

Global Food Security Symposium 2022

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Global Food Security Symposium

Leading experts discussed action needed to meet unprecedented global food security crises arising from climate change, the pandemic, and conflict.

Three women harvest vegetation in a field in India.
Reuters

Global Shocks Facing the US Economy

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Global Economy Series

A conversation on how the Russia-Ukraine war and ongoing shutdowns in Asia are disrupting a global economy still affected by COVID-19.

A board showing currency exchange rates on display in Moscow
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

Will US-China Competition Unseat US Lead in Higher Education?

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Brian Hanson, Karin Fischer, and William Kirby discuss how America’s universities fare in an age of increased global competition and fragmentation.

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Education

The Supreme Court Is Damaging America’s International Standing

In the News
World Politics Review
Paul Poast

By overturning Roe v. Wade last week, Paul Poast argues that the Supreme Court is undermining America's international standing in World Politics Review.

An image of the American flag being ripped in two.
iStock
Global Politics

Research

Memo on an "Economic Article 5" to Counter Authoritarian Coercion

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Coauthors

The world's democracies need a way to fight back against coercive economic actions by authoritarian governments, argue Ivo Daalder and Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

Shipping containers seen from the sky.
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Global Economy, Trade and Business

How Economic Sanctions Are Used in US Foreign Policy

RESEARCH
Working Paper by Ethan Kessler

What are economic sanctions? How are they used in US foreign policy? And what should future policymakers consider before employing them?

"Sanctions" on board game letters in front of Russian and American flag
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Experts

Paul Poast 

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