Journalists Susan Glasser, Nirmal Ghosh, and Philip Stephens join Council President Ivo H. Daalder to discuss the Biden administration's first decisions.
Council leadership members have exclusive access to an off-the-record update from the former NATO ambassador and Chicago Council president on the Biden administration.
The Trump administration helped fuel the worst downward spiral in US-China relations since diplomatic normalization more than forty years ago.
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.
Overall, Americans prefer to maintain defense spending. But Democrats, younger people, and those with a college education prefer cuts, while Republicans prefer expansion.
A Democratic victory provides greater opportunity for transatlantic collaboration, but underlying structures for cooperation among societal stakeholders in the United States need to be reinvigorated.