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The End of the Cold War and the World It Created

Virtual
Century of Global Leadership

Anne Applebaum, Jim Baker, Susan Glasser, Fareed Zakaria, Robert Zoellick, and the Council’s Ivo Daalder reflect on the decisions American policymakers made at the end of the Cold War as they guided the country through a period of risk and opportunity.

Reuters
Nov
16

Past Events

Taiwan and the Biden Administration

PAST EVENT VIDEO

As China and the United States enter an era of competition, an expert panel assessed the future of US policy toward Taiwan and its subsequent effect on US-China relations.

A demonstrator holds US and Taiwan flags
Reuters

World Review: AUKUS, Blinken's Grilling, and Germany's Elections

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Steve Erlanger, Nirmal Ghosh, and Halley Toosi join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Secretary Blinken before Congress
REUTERS

Commentary & Analysis

After the Fall of Gadaffi: 10 Years Later

In the News
MSNBC
Ivo H. Daalder

Ten years after the US intervention in Libya and subsequent death of dictator Muammar Gaddafi, Ivo Daalder speaks with Mehdi Hasan on MSNBC about the fallout.

Screen shot of Ivo Daalder on the Mehdi Hasan show.
MSNBC
US Foreign Policy

India: The Quad’s Weakest Link

In the News
The Diplomat
Chet Lee

"An honest evaluation of the Quad militarily will highlight the fact that India is hampering its overall effectiveness," writes US Navy Federal Executive Fellow Chet Lee in the Diplomat.

Indian flag and three soldiers on a parapet.
Reuters
Defense and Security

Research

Americans Remain Committed to South Korea, View North Korea as an Adversary

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Karl Friedhoff

2021 Chicago Council Survey data show that a majority of Americans hold favorable views of South Korea and would support defending the country from a North Korean attack.

North Korean missile test from September 2021.
Reuters
Public Opinion

For First Time, Half of Americans Favor Defending Taiwan If China Invades

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

2021 Chicago Council Survey data show a majority of Americans support a range of US policies towards Taiwan: recognition as an independent country, inclusion in international organizations, and a US-Taiwan free trade agreement.

Taiwan ship and flag
REUTERS
Public Opinion

Experts

Kjell Engelbrekt 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Security
Council expert Kjell Engelbrekt