For each bold move abroad, from the Belt and Road Initiative to island building, China seems confronted with new vulnerabilities at home, including the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. Jessica Chen Weiss, author of an intriguing new essay in Foreign Affairs, and Ali Wyne of the Rand Corporation join Deep Dish to discuss what is intrinsic and what is incidental to Beijing’s ambitions.
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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.
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The odds of NAFTA renegotiations successfully concluding on time are vanishingly small, says the Council's trade expert Phil Levy.
In the new issue of Foreign Affairs, Council President Ivo Daalder explains that the Kremlin has been up to much more than just meddling in elections.
While the president has already made clear he does not like the deal, Trump has not yet said which of the two factions within the “decertify” camp he sides with, or even if he has decided between them.
President Trump’s America First policy reorients the past 70 years of US foreign policy. Has the American public reoriented too? Our public opinion team tested the appeal of different foreign policy approaches to see where the public stood in comparison with President Trump on a range of foreign policy questions. Listen to this week’s Deep Dish to hear the results
The Trump administration submitted a list of “Immigration Principles and Policies” to Congress. Sara McElmurry says Trump can better put America first if he makes key revisions to his immigration wish list.
Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump each campaigned on the promise of a foreign policy more restrained than his predecessor.
The United States and Britain enjoy a special relationship, but can it hold against the winds of change? UK Minister of State Alan Duncan joined us to discuss.
M. Cherif Bassiouni sadly passed away last week. Known as the “father of international criminal law” and a driving force behind the creation of international criminal tribunals, Bassiouni was tireless in his quest to bring justice to the victims of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide in South Africa, Bosnia, Bahrain, and elsewhere.
We asked Gayle Smith of the ONE Campaign what she would do if she could wave a magic wand to eliminate one cause of extreme poverty. See what she said.