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US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Tackling the Global Food Security Crisis


UN Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield argues that implementing a foreign policy for all Americans means tackling the global food security crisis head on.

Fiona Hill on Russia, Ukraine, and the Outcome of the War


Former National Security Council official Fiona Hill discusses the future of Russia’s war in Ukraine.

Fiona Hill is seen speaking into a mic at a hearing

Commentary & Analysis

The US-UK 'Special Relationship' Isn't so Special Anymore

In the News
World Politics Review
Paul Poast

"Britain's leadership change offers an opportunity to take stock of the US and UK's 'special relationship,' which now looks pretty normal," Paul Poast argues.

Britain's King Charles meets with Prime Minster Liz Truss
US Foreign Policy

Sanctions: What Everyone Needs to Know

In the News
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Bruce Jentleson

Bruce Jentleson sits down with Chris Chivvis to discuss his new book.

Bruce Jentleson and Chris Chivvis chat by video
US Foreign Policy


2022 Chicago Council Survey

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

The Chicago Council Survey provides the most comprehensive view of American public opinion on US foreign policy issues, highlighting critical trends and shifts in thinking over time since 1974.

American and Ukrainian flags fly side by side
Public Opinion

Americans Split on Increasing Defense Spending

Public Opinion Survey by Karl Friedhoff

But large majorities support sending additional arms and military supplies to Ukraine, and if needed, Taiwan, Council polling shows.

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin speaks at the Pentagon
US Department of Defense
Public Opinion


Joshua Busby 

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