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US Legislative Branch Engagement with North Korea

In the News
Matthew Abbott

Matt Abbott recommends several steps the US can take to promote more effective engagement with North Korea with the National Committee on American Foreign Policy.

Kim Jong Un speaks at a podium in front of a North Korean flag
Defense and Security

US Government Nutrition Research: Six Years Later

Global Food for Thought by Samanta Dunford

Were the recommendations in the Center on Global Food and Agriculture's 2015 nutrition report successful? The Council examines this question in the second part of our 2021 series to find out.

Research technicians working on the development of clubroot-resistant canola bag plants.
Food and Agriculture

Canadians Cooler than Mexicans and Americans on USMCA

Running Numbers by Emily Sullivan

Public opinion data show relatively warm feelings between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

U.S. President Joe Biden, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador meet for the North American Leaders' Summit (NALS) at the White House in Washington, U.S. November 18, 2021.
Public Opinion

Putin Is "Deadly Serious" about Neutralizing Ukraine

In the News
Business Insider
Ivo H. Daalder

"There is a major risk of Russian military activity in Ukraine in the next few months," Council President Ivo Daalder tells Business Insider.

President Putin looks out a car window with the Russian flag reflected on it.
US Foreign Policy

Transforming Industrial Regions of North America and Europe: Opportunity and Imperative


This report summarizes the Transforming Industrial Regions of North America and Europe symposium, including strategies to rebuild economies and stem antidemocratic populism.

An aerial view of a power plant at night, with the moon in the background
Global Cities

Americans Want to Defend Taiwan. The Pentagon’s Budget Should, Too

In the News
Defense One
Chet Lee

To meet the public demand to compete with China, “the Defense Department needs the budget required to do it,” writes Chet Lee in Defense One.

U.S. Navy Lt. Kristin Hope, from Ogden, Utah, signals to launch an F/A-18E Super Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 from the flight deck
Janweb B. Lagazo
Defense and Security

Third Time’s the Charm: Bulgaria’s November Elections

In the News
Kjell Engelbrekt

"Amid widespread frustration with Bulgaria's political leaders, there is now a mandate for a new government to implement real change," writes Nonresident Senior Fellow Kjell Engelbrekt for EUROPP.

Bulgaria's incumbent President Rumen Radev being interviewed by press with microphones.
Defense and Security

Africa Will Test Biden’s Democracy Approach

In the News
the Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

In Africa, “supplying and supporting abusive security forces often directly undermines democracy,” writes Elizabeth Shackelford in the Chicago Tribune.

Smoke billowing from a street in Kampala after an explosion.
US Foreign Policy

Americans Support Infrastructure Investment

Running Numbers by Dina Smeltz

Public support for the 2021 infrastructure bill breaks across party lines and may miss the connection to US competitiveness.

A crowd of White House officials surround President Joe Biden, watching as he signs the bill.
Public Opinion

Belarus Weaponizes Migrants to Target European Union

Deep Dish Podcast

Does President Lukashenka's decision to let migrants back over the border into Belarus mean the crisis is over?

migrants in belarus
Immigration and Migration