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Biden’s Democracy Summit Was Never a Good Idea. But Here’s How to Make It Work.

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Politico
Bruce Jentleson

Bruce Jentleson coauthors four suggestions for mitigating the pitfalls and maybe even pulling off a success at the Summit for Democracy in Politico.

Adam Schultz
US Foreign Policy

This Land Is No Longer Your Land: A Primer on Territorial Disputes

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War on the Rocks
Paul Poast

“The potential flashpoints for a major power war this century all revolve around territory,” writes Nonresident Fellow Paul Poast in War on the Rocks.

A fire control specialist with the US Army throws a RQ-11 Raven System into the blue sky during training exercise.
Sgt. Dustin D. Biven
Global Politics

Omicron Proves World Fails to Face Global Threats with Global Solutions

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Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

“The biggest cost of the nationalist reaction [to omicron] is its damage to future global cooperation,” writes Elizabeth Shackelford in the Chicago Tribune.

A notice about COVID-19 safety measures is pictured next to closed doors at a departure hall of Narita international airport
Reuters
Global Politics

Madame Ambassador: Fay Hartog-Levin

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Sheridan Road Magazine
Fay Hartog Levin

From the Field Museum to Ambassador to the Netherlands, Sheridan Road Magazine details the stellar career of Distinguished Fellow Fay Hartog Levin.

Ambassador Hartog Levin speaks at a podium at the annual Independence Day Reception at the Ambassador's Residence in The Hague.
US Embassy, The Hague
Global Politics

US Legislative Branch Engagement with North Korea

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NACFP
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
Reuters
Defense and Security

Putin Is "Deadly Serious" about Neutralizing Ukraine

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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.
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

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

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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

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EUROPP
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.
Reuters
Defense and Security

Africa Will Test Biden’s Democracy Approach

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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.
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Is Putin Making a Terrible Miscalculation?

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Deep State Radio
Ivo H. Daalder

Council President Ivo Daalder weighs in on the tensions arising from Russian moves in Eastern Europe with Deep State Radio.

Screen shot of Ivo Daalder on Deep State Radio podcast.
Deep State Radio
Global Politics