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World Review: Biden's Taiwan Defense, Endgame in Ukraine, and the Global Food Catastrophe

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Susan Glasser, and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Close up of bin of rainbow buttons that say "I'm From Taiwan."
Reuters

World Review: Putin Shifts on NATO, Biden's Asia Trip, and the Summit of the Americas

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Karen DeYoung, Gideon Rachman, and Nahal Toosi join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Applying for NATO
EyePress/Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

Abandoning Phaseout, South Korea Moves to Get Nuclear Exports Back on Track

In the News
NK News
Karl Friedhoff

Karl Friedhoff examines South Korea President Yoon Suk-yeol’s promise to restore the country’s nuclear industry to its past glory.

Smokestacks at a thermal power plant in Inchon, west of Seoul, February 1, 2007
Reuters
Energy

Biden's Taiwan "Gaffe" Just Said the Quiet Part out Loud

In the News
World Politics Review
Paul Poast

Paul Poast argues that President Biden's declaration that the US would defend Taiwan if it were attacked by China deserves a serious look.

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks at the Quad leaders’ summit, in Tokyo, Japan, May 24, 2022.
Reuters
Global Politics

Research

Strong Partners: Japanese and US Perceptions of America and the World

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

New data from the Japan Institute of International Affairs and the Council offer insights on how publics in the United States and Japan view the relationship between their countries.

Japan's Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi (R) fist bumps with new US ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel
Reuters
Public Opinion

Thinking Nuclear: South Korean Attitudes on Nuclear Weapons

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

New public opinion data finds robust support for a domestic nuclear weapons program in South Korea.

Reuters
Reuters
Public Opinion

Experts