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Pre-Summit Protests, Booming Beehives, & Costly Coffee

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Our weekly round up of the week's top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development.

Urban beekeepers in New York City replenish a hive.
Shannon Stapleton
Food and Agriculture

Bipartisan Bill Could End Our Casual Relationship with War

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Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

The Council's Elizabeth Shackelford explains how a new bipartisan bill could renew Congressional war powers and reign in presidential power to engage the United States in conflict.

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Defense and Security

Why the US Should Withdraw Its Troops from Korea

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Responsible Statecraft
Ethan Kessler

Nearly seven decades after the armistice, the status quo on the Peninsula does not serve American interests, the Council's Ethan Kessler argues.

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REUTERS
Defense and Security

The United Nations Food Systems Summit: All You Need to Know

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Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

Ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) in September and the pre-summit on July 26th, check out a breakdown of everything you need to know.

Food and Agriculture

Wild Pigs, Lab Foie Gras, and Drought Reroute

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Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Our weekly round up of the week's top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development.

Food and Agriculture

Congress Has Abandoned Its War Powers. Here's What to Do About It.

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Deep Dish Podcast

Oona A. Hathaway joins  Deep Dish  to lay out a step-by-step plan for Congress to revive its war powers.

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Martin Falbisoner
Defense and Security

International Relations Scholars and the Public on US-China Policy

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

A comparison of two recent polls finds some similarities—and some significant differences—in how international relations scholars and the American public want to approach China.

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan meet with CCP Director of the Office of the Central Commission for Foreign Affairs Yang Jiechi and State Councilor Wang Yi, in Anchorage, Alaska, on March 18, 2021
Ron Przysucha
Public Opinion

Publics React to Mandatory Vaccination, the Olympics, and Governments' COVID Management

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

Populations around the world remain divided over how comfortable they are returning to normal life as the Delta variant spreads.

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COVID-19

The Global Networks Working to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

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Foreign Policy
Robert Muggah

The Council's Robert Muggah explores the web of treaties, agreements, and nonprofits dedicated to curbing nukes—or getting rid of them altogether.

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Defense and Security

Regional Inequality Looms as Pressing Threat to Democracy

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National Interest
Coauthors

A group of experts, including the Council's John Austin, Brian Hanson, and Alex Hitch explain why now is the time to rise to a new political, economic, and social challenge rooted in growing regional inequalities.

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