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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We asked Gideon Rachman, chief foreign affairs columnist at the Financial Times, for his thoughts about the shifting balance of global economic power between the East and the West. See what he said.
Summer reading lists are about as ubiquitous this time of year as sunburns and cookouts, but not all of them exhibit a global affairs oeuvre. Here are seven great works featured in the 2016-17 Council program season that you can learn from, as well as videos of the authors speaking on the Council stage.
The G20 has concluded, presidents Trump and Putin finally met in person, and America’s allies are growing closer as the United States pulls away from the herd.
We asked Ruchir Sharma, Morgan Stanley's Chief Global Strategist, which country was best poised for economic growth and which country presented the greatest risk to the global economy. See what he said.
Admiral John Richardson joins us to discuss the logistical and academic problems facing the Navy on this week’s episode of Deep Dish.
If the US military is still fighting in the greater Middle East in 2027, it will be because the intervening decade looked pretty much like the last two weeks.
On this week's Deep Dish, Alesha Black, talks to Brian Hanson about the causes and reactions to the famines in South Sudan, northeast Nigeria, Somalia, and Yemen.
The Council works hard to bring the brightest minds to Chicago to share their ideas on important global issues. With so much to discuss, it is sometimes difficult to fit all that there is to say on a subject into a single event. That's why we invited several of our guests to answer questions that may have gone unanswered. We’ve been releasing these brief interviews as part of our One More Question series. Discover our top five most popular episodes to date.
On this week’s episode of Deep Dish, we are joined by Stephen Bridges, the United Kingdom’s Consul General to Chicago, and our own senior fellow Phil Levy discuss the road that led Britain to Brexit and what we can expect in Britain’s uncertain future.
While North Korean provocations are important, the much more significant trend is the challenge posed by a rising China that sees itself as at odds with the existing world order.
In the latest episode of "One More Question," we sit down with former Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny to discuss Ireland's relationship with Britain, and the EU, in a post-Brexit world.
With the death of Chancellor Helmut Kohl on June 16th, the Chicago Council on Global Affairs lost a longtime friend and admirer, writes John E. Rielly, President Emeritus of the Council.
Macron's victory signals a move away from populism, toward a dynamic centrism that is unapologetic about supporting the European Union.
China, Russia, and the United States, three of the biggest players in global energy markets, use energy in very different ways, giving rise to complex geopolitical issues that will play out over the next few decades. Adam Sieminski, energy and geopolitics expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, explains the implications of global energy dynamics on this week's episode of Deep Dish.
We asked Moon Chung-in, special aide on security and diplomacy to the President of South Korea, what he thought South Korea should do about emerging threats from North Korea. Hear what he had to say.