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Hunger is the Deadliest Weapon of War  

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

The Unites States must address hunger as an essential element of military and foreign policy, former World Food Programme head Ertharin Cousin explains to host Brian Hanson.

A malnourished girl receives food aid in Yemen
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Food and Agriculture

Build Back Bluer: Water Innovation Can Drive Inclusive Economic Recovery in the Great Lakes

In the News
Chicago Business
Alaina Harkness

Alaina Harkness discusses the water infrastructure of the midwest.

Lake Michigan from Chicago
Water

Nuclear War Was Barely Averted in 1983. Let That Guide US-China Relations Now.

In the News
Chicago Tribune
Ivo H. Daalder

Ivo Daalder explains why the United States and China must engage in a broad dialogue to avoid tensions escalating into a military confrontation neither sides wants.

Defense and Security

Rural America Needs Internet Access

In the News
The Hill
Dan Glickman

Dan Glickman discusses the need for internet access in rural America.

Science, Technology and Innovation

SolarWinds Breach: Senate Hearings Begin While Americans Support Retaliatory Actions

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Running Numbers by Brendan Helm

New Chicago Council public opinion data shows majorities of Americans across both parties support imposing additional sanctions against Russia.

Defense and Security

Hunger Is a Weapon of War. Food Can Help Prevent It.

In the News
Foreign Policy
Ertharin Cousin

As the ongoing conflict in Yemen shows, it’s time to fight starvation not only on humanitarian grounds but as an essential component of military and foreign policy.

Food and Agriculture

Elite Poll: Regional Leaders in Southeast Asia Wary of China

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Running Numbers by Karl Friedhoff

Karl Friedhoff examines poll results of regional leaders regarding China's activities.

Global Politics

Russians and Americans Welcome Extension of New Start Treaty

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

Dina Smeltz and Brendan Helm discuss President Biden's extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.

US Foreign Policy

Global Public Opinion Shows Partial Return to Normalcy, Optimism

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Running Numbers by Multiple Authors

COVID-19 cases are on the decline worldwide and in some countries, people are feeling hopeful as they recover aspects of their pre-COVID lives. 

COVID-19

Will India's Farmers Rein in Modi's Power?

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Sumit Ganguly and Surupa Gupta join Brian Hanson to discuss the impact of widespread protests to reform the agricultural sector.

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Food and Agriculture