Two recent articles that we wanted to draw to your attention based on the new Chicago Council Survey results. The first, by Phil Levy, Chicago Council senior fellow on the global economy, discusses the rough patches hitting negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), despite broad public support for trade agreements. The article sheds light on why such popular trade agreements have yet to pass; read it on the Foreign Policy Shadow Government Blog.
The second article is co-written by yours truly, Dina Smeltz, Chicago Council senior fellow, public opinion and foreign policy, and Craig Kafura, Chicago Council senior program officer. While Republicans have been known for their hawkish stance on US military intervention abroad, the 2014 Chicago Council on Global Affairs indicates that there may be some shifts. Read more at Washington Post’s Monkey Cage.
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