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Just-released data from the 2020 Chicago Council Survey shows two-thirds of Americans (66%) believe that no country should be allowed to have nuclear weapons, including majorities of Republicans (54%), Democrats (78%), and Independents (64%). And few Americans (7%) say that any country able to develop nuclear weapons should be allowed to have them.Read the Report
August 6 marks the 75th anniversary of the first time nuclear weapons were used in combat, when the United States bombed Hiroshima and later, Nagasaki. Former deputy secretary of energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall and Stanford University’s Scott Sagan join Deep Dish to examine nuclear weapons today and what Americans can do as arms control regimes falter, modernization programs move forward, and new technologies upend the logic we’ve relied on to deter the weapons’ use.Listen to the Podcast
Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the United States Asad Majeed Khan joins Council President Ivo Daalder to discuss the relationship between Pakistan and the US and the outlook for peace and security in South Asia.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Event: 10:00 am
Chicago, IL 60601
"While a range of actions may trigger a decrease in confidence in US commitment to defend South Korea, one of the most immediate reported to be under consideration is a partial withdrawal of US troops," a new Council poll shows. "This move has the potential to shift South Korean attitudes away from seeing the alliance as mutually beneficial and towards views that the alliance benefits only the United States."
This week, new data showed that more than 120,000 children under age five will die from malnutrition this year as a result of COVID-19's effect on the global economy. In a new essay, the Council’s Roger Thurow follows the triumphs and tragedies of mothers and their children battling malnutrition in a rare look at their journeys over nearly a decade.
Former president of the World Bank Robert B. Zoellick is joined by former United States Secretary of the Treasury, Henry M. Paulson Jr. to discuss his new book on the ideas and individuals that shaped US diplomacy and foreign policy.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Event: 12:00 pm
Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Chicago, IL 60601
Registration closes August 19.
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