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Biden Can End the War on Terror on Day One

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The American Prospect
Elizabeth Shackelford

Elizabeth Shackelford discusses how President-elect Joe Biden might work with Congress on military activity.

Defense and Security

Donald Trump’s Dismal Legacy in East Asia

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The National Interest
Paul Heer

The Trump administration helped fuel the worst downward spiral in US-China relations since diplomatic normalization more than forty years ago.

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US Foreign Policy

Will the World Still Look to America as a Champion of Democracy?

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Chicago Tribune
Ivo H. Daalder

Council President Ivo Daalder, former US ambassador to NATO, examines how the events at the US Capitol influence US standing abroad.

Reuters
Global Politics

An Incremental Approach to the DPRK

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RealClear Defense
Matthew Abbott

Matt Abbott analyzes the future relationship between the United States and North Korea.

Chairman of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK Pak Thae-song
Global Politics

How a Biden Infrastructure Reboot can Power Midwest’s Economic Recovery

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Chicago Tribune
Multiple Experts

If Biden and a new Congress deliver a long overdue (and now urgent) infrastructure agenda focused on sustainability, equity and a clean energy future for the United States, it can both reinvigorate the Midwest and support national economic growth.

Dayton, Ohio in the summer
Hans Jurgen
Global Cities

How Joe Biden Can Restore America’s Standing Abroad

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The National Interest
Paul Heer

Before the United States can reliably rebuild its international power and influence, it must heal itself by getting COVID under control, reviving economic prosperity, and moving beyond the bitterly divided politics of the Trump presidency.

Global Politics

The Strategic Implications of the China-EU Investment Deal

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The Diplomat
Theresa Fallon

The EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment is a win for China, and a blow to transatlantic relations.

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Marco Verch
Global Politics

On COVID-19, Foreign Policy Elites are Just as Polarized as the Public

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The Hill
Multiple Experts

New survey results suggest that President-elect Biden will have to work hard to cultivate bipartisan buy-in for efforts to rein in the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19

How to (Finally) Defeat Populism

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Foreign Policy
Multiple Experts

Rust Belts exist around the world, and integrating them into the larger trans-Atlantic community is key to political stability.

Railway workers in Iran
Javad Esmaeili
Global Politics

Europe’s Problems will Persist, Even with Biden in the White House

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Chicago Tribune
Ivo H. Daalder

Europe is right that Biden’s election offers an opportunity to build a strong and enduring partnership — but success will require Europe to be strong, united and committed in that very effort as well.

President-elect Biden's ancestral home in Ireland
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Global Politics