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Dina Smeltz

Americans Support Infrastructure Investment

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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.
Reuters
Public Opinion

Joe Manchin: The Voice of Moderate Democrats? Or a Party Outlier?

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As President Biden heads to the UN climate summit, one Senator has gutted his plans for clean energy reform.

Reuters
Climate and the Environment

AUKUS Is Awkward, but Not Abnormal

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War on the Rocks
Coauthors

The Council surveyed US foreign policy experts to learn how AUKUS had such an effect on US-French relations. Dina Smeltz, Sibel Oktay, Paul Post, and Craig Kafura explain in War on the Rocks.

President Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron exchange words at a table with microphones.
Reuters
Public Opinion

For the American Public, Military Conflict Is the New Normal

In the News
The Hill
Coauthors

Dina Smeltz and Elizabeth Shackelford write in the Hill on the consequences of an American public desensitized to military action abroad, and what we must do about it.

.50 caliber machine gun fires on top of a tank during a combined arms live-fire exercise at night.
Sgt. Henry Villarama
US Foreign Policy

Europeans and Americans Divided on the Transatlantic Relationship

In the News
The Diplomat
Dina Smeltz

“New polling data shows that the American public is much more likely to sense a natural alliance with European countries than the reverse,” writes Dina Smeltz in the Diplomat.

Camera pointed at Biden, Ursula Von der Leyen, and Charles Michel.
Reuters
Public Opinion

Americans Sense China Eclipsing US Economically, Poll Finds

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Washington Post
Coauthors

As competition between the United States and China intensifies, more Americans now say the Asian country is more powerful economically, a reversal from two years ago when a plurality said the United States had an economic advantage, according to a survey released Thursday by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

President Biden stands in front of a bulldozer and American flag.
Reuters
Public Opinion

20 Years Later: 9/11 In The Public Memory

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On the 20th anniversary of 9/11, new polling finds that Americans still see international terrorism as a critical threat.

Water showing skyscrapers in reflecting pool of at the 9/11 memorial in NYC.
Reuters
Public Opinion

Majority of Americans Support Withdrawal from Afghanistan, but Criticize Its Implementation

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While two-thirds of Americans overall continue to support the withdrawal, a majority of Republicans now oppose it, a new survey from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Ipsos reveals.

Soldiers and civilians boarding an evacuation plane out of Afghanistan.
Reuters
Public Opinion

US Public Supports Withdrawal From Afghanistan

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

Polling conducted in July for the 2021 Chicago Council Survey found seven out of ten Americans supported the withdrawal of US combat forces from Afghanistan by September 11.

US troops in Afghanistan
REUTERS
Public Opinion

How Do Foreign Policy Experts Think About Allies?

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Running Numbers by Coauthors

A new experiment by researchers from the University of Illinois at Springfield, the University of Chicago, and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs finds that policy experts care about formal alliances. But even alliance relationships have limits.

Anthony Blinken Speaking
Ron Przysucha
Public Opinion