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World Review: Shifting Geopolitics in the Middle East

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Bobby Ghosh, Gideon Rachman, and Susan Glasser join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Tunisia protests
REUTERS

Charting a New Course for US-North Korea Relations

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Following the Biden administration's North Korea policy review, former officials who previously engaged Pyongyang share lessons from the past and offer insights on a possible new approach.

U.S. President Trump and North Korea's Kim shake hands in front of flags
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

Bipartisan Bill Could End Our Casual Relationship with War

In the News
Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

The Council's Elizabeth Shackelford explains how a new bipartisan bill could renew Congressional war powers and reign in presidential power to engage the United States in conflict.

US soldiers in Afghanistan
US Department of Defense
Defense and Security

Why the US Should Withdraw Its Troops from Korea

In the News
Responsible Statecraft
Ethan Kessler

Nearly seven decades after the armistice, the status quo on the Peninsula does not serve American interests, the Council's Ethan Kessler argues.

REUTERS
REUTERS
Defense and Security

Research

US, Japan, and South Korea Coordination Key to Competing in Southeast Asia

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

In picking fronts that offer the paths of least resistance, trilateral cooperation will maximize the presence of all three countries in ASEAN, maintaining balance in the region and making collective progress toward economic and development goals.

Ships from the United States and Jpa
US Navy
Defense and Security

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

RESEARCH
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
REUTERS
US Foreign Policy

Experts

Joshua Busby 

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