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Flooding in Europe
Flooding in Europe
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PAST EVENT VIDEO World Review
Nirmal Ghosh, Carla Anne Robbins, and Steve Erlanger join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
Food aid in South Sudan
Food aid in South Sudan
International Development
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In the News Chicago Tribune Elizabeth Shackelford
Elizabeth Shackelford explains why we must change the culture of international aid to ensure that more isn’t equated with better and that short-term stability isn’t preserved at the cost of long-term progress.
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Top view of falconer at street food bazaar in Malaysia
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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David Sanger Wait Just a Minute screen shot David Sanger Wait Just a Minute screen shot
David Sanger Wait Just a Minute screen shot
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Video Series Wait Just a Minute
New York Times national security correspondent David Sanger takes a minute to answer questions about cyberattacks and why they have become the new weapon of choice for foreign adversaries.

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