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World Review: Vaccine Patents, North Korea Policy, Colombia Protests

World Review

Karen DeYoung, Peter Spiegel, and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

protestors in Colombia

The Emerging Autocracies of Europe


Hungary and Poland’s shift toward authoritarianism may have implications for democracy in the region and beyond.

Hungarian opposition rallies against Prime Minister Viktor Orban

Commentary & Analysis

Half of Americans Support Use of US Troops in Defense of Ukraine

Running Numbers by Coauthors

On the heels of Ukrainian president Zelensky’s meeting with US President Biden, the 2021 Chicago Council Survey finds that a record 50 percent of Americans favor the use of US troops if Russia were to invade the rest of Ukraine.

President Biden and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky at the White House.
Public Opinion

NATO's Plan for the Future

Video Series
Featured Video

After meeting with allies, President Biden will have a strong message and red lines for President Putin, Council President Ivo Daalder explains to MSNBC.

Ivo Daalder with MSNBC host and white house correspondent
Defense and Security


Russians See Greater Reward than Risk in Closer Relations with China

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

As Russia and China grow closer through economic ties, a joint Chicago Council on Global Affairs-Levada Analytical Center survey finds that the Russian public sees little downside to the growing bilateral relationship.

Russia flag
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Public Opinion

Preserving Ukraine’s Independence, Resisting Russian Aggression: What the United States and NATO Must Do

Report by Coauthors

This report offers recommendations to strengthen Ukraine’s defenses to deter further Russian aggression and why the US and NATO need to engage more actively and urgently to the crisis.

Flag of Ukraine waving in front of a wooden door.
Jennifer Boyer
Defense and Security