Trade and globalization seem to have played an outsized role in this year's election. On this week's episode of Deep Dish, Council vice president of studies Brian T. Hanson sat down with experts Phil Levy, Dina Smeltz, and Diana Mutz to discuss.
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Despite China's unfair trading practices or increasing competitiveness with the United States, key US foreign policy objectives cannot be achieved without China’s active cooperation. The United States must strike a delicate balance for it to hold China accountable while maintaining a strategic partnership.
After weeks of popular protest, Armenia's Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan stepped down and parliament confirmed his replacement, opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan.
The North-South Korean summit between Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in this week was nothing short of extraordinary, but it is essential for the international community to maintain a level of skepticism when it comes to negotiating with North Korea.
The Iran deal is vulnerable from a few different angles. President Trump may abandon it on principle, Iran's leaders are in a precarious domestic political position and may be willing to renegotiate, and Israel made a bold move to discredit it this week. Deep Dish this week asks what this means for the deal and the players involved.
The question overshadowing Emmanuel Macron's state visit was whether Macron’s good relationship can translate into influence on the direction of US policy.
It’s rare these days to see bipartisan agreement on any foreign policy issues. But assistance to Colombia is one of the bright exceptions.
The United States, joined by allies the United Kingdom and France, struck Syria last week in response to a chemical weapons attack. Deep Dish this week asks what were the goals of this air strike, and did it achieve them?
Illiberalism thrives when popular concerns about external threats are directed toward internal institutions and protections. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's reelection used this ideology to reject the "other" and establish deeper illiberal roots in Central Europe.
President Trump said Syria would pay a "high price" if it is confirmed that the Assad regime deployed chemical weapons in the attack on Douma, Syria. Deep Dish weighs what his options and the consequences are for such a price.
In the lead-up to our "Poets of the Podium: The Art of Speechwriting" program with the Poetry Foundation, the Council hosted a global affairs limerick competition - quite possibly the first ever of its kind. Now, having pored through the prose, here are our five wholly un-academic takeaways.