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Confronting China's Rise to Regional Dominance


A panel of experts from the United States, Japan, and South Korea discuss a coordinated trilateral response to China’s growing power in the Asia-Pacific region.

An aircraft carrier and a helicopter destroyer sail in formation with 16 other ships from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force as aircraft from the U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force fly overhead in formation.
Kaila V. Peters

How the World Views US Democracy


Foreign correspondents explain the global reaction to insurrection at the US capitol, impeachment, and a new administration.

Journalists continue to wait for news on the final results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 5, 2020.
Reuters / Carlos Barria

Commentary & Analysis

International Relations Scholars and the Public on US-China Policy

Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

A comparison of two recent polls finds some similarities—and some significant differences—in how international relations scholars and the American public want to approach China.

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan meet with CCP Director of the Office of the Central Commission for Foreign Affairs Yang Jiechi and State Councilor Wang Yi, in Anchorage, Alaska, on March 18, 2021
Ron Przysucha
Public Opinion

Publics React to Mandatory Vaccination, the Olympics, and Governments' COVID Management

Running Numbers by Coauthors

Populations around the world remain divided over how comfortable they are returning to normal life as the Delta variant spreads.

Olympic flag in Tokyo


Cooperating, Competing, Confronting: US-Japan-South Korea Trilateral Cooperation as China Rises

Report by Coauthors

A report from the Task Force on Trilateral Cooperation Amid China’s Rise recommends a new policy mix that leverages each country’s individual strengths and advantages.

ships in the south china sea
US Foreign Policy

2020 Public Attitudes on US Intelligence

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

A final Trump-Era survey confirms broad popular support for the intelligence community and reveals opportunities for greater transparency.

President Biden leaves helicopter
Public Opinion


Joshua Busby 

Nonresident Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy
Nonresident Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy expert Joshua Busby

Daniel W. Drezner 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy
Council expert Daniel W. Drezner