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What We Should Be Asking About the Russian Bounties on US Troops

"Ultimately, though, Moscow’s actions aren’t about the future of Afghanistan; they’re about the future of Russia," Council President Ivo Daalder writes in the Chicago Tribune. "Forcing the United States out of Afghanistan is about restoring Moscow’s role as a global power to be reckoned with."

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Listen: Annexation and Beyond, Israel’s Evolving Foreign Policy

Israel’s long-time Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided not to annex the West Bank on July 1, at least for now. Former Netanyahu foreign policy advisor Jonathan Schachter and Brookings’ Tamara Cofman Wittes join Deep Dish to examine the bigger story — how Israel’s foreign policy has changed and the way the country’s relationships will shape the future.

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LIVE STREAM: How to Understand our Globalized World

At a time when our globalized world is changing faster than ever, join Council on Foreign Relations President Richard Haass and Chicago Council on Global Affairs President Ivo Daalder for a conversation on the world’s biggest challenges.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Event: 1:00 pm

via Zoom
Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Chicago, IL 60601

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Registration closes July 14.

LIVE STREAM: How to Understand our Globalized World

Policy and Politics

We Need a Feminist Approach to AI Development

"If AI is created and applied without critical attention to its biases, existing inequities will be exacerbated, and women and people of color will suffer," the Council's Women, Peace and Security Fellow Katelyn Jones and intern Nicole Mattea write for Women In International Security. "We need a feminist approach to develop effective AI."

COVID-19

Wait Just a Minute: Abbott’s Mary Rodgers on Antibody Testing

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the United States, Abbott’s principle scientist Mary Rodgers takes a minute to explain the importance of antibody testing, what we’ve learned so far from the pandemic, and the things that make her optimistic about the future in this episode of Wait Just a Minute. 

LIVE STREAM: Nathan Law on Autonomy and Activism in Hong Kong

Leading activist and former member of the Hong Kong Legislative Council Nathan Law joins the Financial Times' Edward Luce for a virtual conversation on democracy, political activism, and the future of Hong Kong.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Event: 8:00 am

Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Chicago, IL 60601

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LIVE STREAM: Nathan Law on Autonomy and Activism in Hong Kong

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