Following their historic meeting on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for "complete denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula. But they offered few specifics. To break down what happened, how we got here, and what all this means, Asia experts Katrin Katz and Karl Friedhoff join Brian Hanson on this week’s Deep Dish podcast.Listen to podcast
The Council will honor Timothy P. Shriver, Ph.D., chairman of Special Olympics International, and Carole Segal, co-founder of Crate and Barrel and president of The Segal Family Foundation, at its annual Global Leadership Awards Dinner on June 18. Learn more or make a gift as we recognize two leaders dedicated to improving our city, the nation, and the world.Learn more
"Allies are not threats," writes Council President Ivo Daalder. "To argue that steel imports from Canada pose a national security threat is, as Trudeau said, 'insulting and unacceptable.'" In This Week's Reads, Daalder spotlights the accelerated deterioration of the rules-based international order and the lasting damage it could impose.Read more
"Are we really going through a populist movement or is technology showing us the messiness of democracy better than it used to?" Council President Ivo Daalder sits down with author and political theorist Yascha Mounk to answer this question posed by one of our Twitter followers.Watch the video.
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Drawing heavily on Chicago Council Survey research in hew new Atlantic piece, Ron Brownstein examines Trump's reprisal of a inter-party Republican foreign policy struggle from the 1950s. Using data about college educated and non-college educated Republicans, Brownstein traces the contors of two foriegn policy stances within today's Republican party.
President Trump ultimately did not sign the Communique agreed upon by all other countries at the G7 Summit in Canada this past weekend. Phil Levy considers possible outcomes of Trump's trade strategy in his latest piece in Forbes, and "whether the pain of [Trump's] trade policy will bring long-term gains or just more pain."
On June 25, Wilson Center Fellow Ed Hussain explores how tensions between the two main religious sects in the Middle East threaten to redraw the map of the region.
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