Council President Ivo H. Daalder shares some recommended reads to shed important light on the global headlines this week.
Nonresident senior fellow Simon Curtis examines whether political paralysis on multiple issues at the national level should drive global cities to develop and advance their own foreign policy.
Midwestern leaders are filling the gap created by the federal stalemate on immigration—launching city, state, and metro-level welcoming initiatives in communities from Detroit to Dayton to Dodge City.
In the wake of last week's terrorist attacks, a growing list of states have said they will temporarily stop accepting Syrian refugees. This poses a major humanitarian issue, with significant implications for local economies—especially in the Midwest.
While the nuclear deal has been reached, US policymakers and their allies should not overlook the power of Iran's Basij—the largest civil militia on the planet.
The greatest threat to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals is not likely to be the failure of the developing world, but the unwillingness of the developed world to do its part in moving toward sustainable consumption and production.
Global Cities fellow Michael Tiboris shares key takeaways from the US Water Alliance’s One Water Leadership Summit in San Francisco.
The Council hosted a series of programs this past spring that examined how digital infrastructure vulnerabilities are undermining traditional notions of security and privacy.
President Obama and Pope Francis discussed US immigration reform this morning at the Vatican during a nearly hour long conversation that touched on numerous social and economic issues. The Pope is compassionate for the plight of migrants, speaking out and calling attention to those who died crossing the Mediterranean from Africa when he visited the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa. In the United States, leaders in the Catholic Church also have been thinking hard and clearly about immigration, as seen at a recent conference at the University of Notre Dame.