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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US policy toward Moscow today is not quite what Donald Trump had envisaged during the campaign or the transition.
Take a look back at what we learned in the fall of 2017 with five great quotes from Council speakers!
Reflection on water contamination cases indicates a wide gap between local knowledge of environmental hazards and those charged with monitoring and enacting environmental regulation that could be improved by massively expanding the role of citizen data collection.
Bypassing the sitting president on foreign policy, even if done by the president-elect, jeopardizes US power and authority abroad.
Climate change threatens the very basis of human survival everywhere - from nation states to cities. Though national authorities are doing little to combat global warming, city leaders are embracing the challenge
My recent trip to Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan as part of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs leadership study mission revealed a region at a tipping point.
As International Enrollment Dips, Midwest College Towns Should Double-Down on Welcoming Foreign Students
University of Iowa’s 13 percent dip in international enrollment may prove to be an unfortunate bellwether for the country: that the challenges of allowing international students to stay in the U.S. are now eclipsed by the urgency of convincing them to come in the first place.
Ma Jun is China's leading environmental activist.
Saudi Arabia says Lebanon and Iran have declared war on it. Meanwhile, its crown prince initiated sweeping arrests of his family and other government officials.
President Trump is preparing to visit China, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Hawaii from Nov. 3 - 13. In the latest Deep Dish, we gathered a group of Asia experts to dissect the potential pitfalls and opportunities that await in each leg of his journey, as well as what to watch for during the trip.
The Russian president is consumed with preserving the status quo, and actively opposed to anything approximating liberal democracy or a routine transition of power.
The megacities of Southeast Asia share global aspirations, strengths, and opportunities. As these cities strive for global prominence, a deliberate, coordinated strategy could guide their efforts toward more integrated global engagement.
Nature and international relations both abhor a vacuum. Xi’s China stands ready to fill it.
CSIS's Daniel Runde brings context and clarity to the unsettled scene in Catalonia.