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Tunisia protests
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PAST EVENT VIDEO World Review
Bobby Ghosh, Gideon Rachman, and Susan Glasser join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
Illuminated Olympic rings are displayed before the new national stadium
Illuminated Olympic rings are displayed before the new national stadium
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PAST EVENT VIDEO Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum
A panel of experts examines how sports diplomacy can build gender and racial equity around the world.
We’re here to help you understand the world around you. All events are virtual right now due to COVID-19. We look forward to seeing you in person in the future.
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Top view of falconer at street food bazaar in Malaysia
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A panel of chefs and food experts discuss food identity and the intersection of safeguarding cultural heritage and food diversity.

Meet Our Emerging Leaders Class of 2022

We’re proud to introduce the Emerging Leaders Class of 2022, some of Chicago’s best and brightest from prominent organizations. Over the next year, they will engage in a rigorous program to further their knowledge of US foreign policy and strengthen leadership skills.
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In the News Responsible Statecraft Ethan Kessler
Nearly seven decades after the armistice, the status quo on the Peninsula does not serve American interests, the Council's Ethan Kessler argues.

Membership has its benefits

As a Council member, you can increase your global acumen and cultural intelligence to stay ahead, mingle with other members, network to find professional connections, and support the idea of US engagement in global affairs right here in Chicago. Learn about membership benefits