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.
The International Rescue Committee deemed today's hunger crisis “the least reported but most important issue of our time.” This week’s episode of Deep Dish outrages and inspires as Roger Thurow explains the injustices of stunting and tells inspirational stories of those overcoming hunger.
We are witnessing a dealignment in European politics, with political parties spinning off and multiplying, to try and capture votes of a splintered and increasingly polarized electorate.
We asked Lilianne Ploumen why family planning was such an important foreign policy priority for her, and when she started getting involved in the issue. See what she said.
America First foreign policy is torn between respecting the sovereignty of other states absolutely and contradicting that very notion.
“Textbook ethnic cleansing” of the Muslim Rohingya minority continues in Western Myanmar. How do the internal politics of Myanmar, and it’s fragile democracy under Aung San Suu Kyi, explain the tepid response of the international community to this horrific attack on a forsaken people? Azeem Ibrahim, author of “The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide,” joins Brian Hanson on this week’s Deep Dish.
The question is not whether national borders will dissolve. Rather, will borders continue to multiply, resulting in 225, 250 or even 300 states?
Why does America have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in the first place, and what will policy changes mean for economic and national security? On the latest Deep Dish podcast, Council experts Sara McElmurry and Cécile Shea join host Brian Hanson to discuss the economic, human, and foreign policy implications of today’s renewed focus on DACA.
When a community must address an issue that impacts the health, safety or quality of life for its neighbors, where is the best place to look for help? Is it the government or academic institutions? Perhaps it’s nonprofit organizations. Or maybe hope lies with local businesses. Increasingly, for many issues that impact our world today, the answer is: all of the above.
The United States has learned a lot since the terrorist attacks in 2001 about distinguishing between a danger and an existential threat.
Moscow is gearing up for its Zapad 2017 military exercises, which the Kremlin claims are purely defensive. They're not.
Since 2014, Russian leaders and media have presented to the Russian people the skewed image of a Ukraine overrun by neo-Nazis, fascists, and criminals.