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World Review: Extreme Weather, Cyber Threats, & the Delta Variant

World Review

Nirmal Ghosh, Carla Anne Robbins, and Steve Erlanger join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Flooding in Europe

Food Identity and Preserving Cultural Heritage


A panel of chefs and food experts discuss food identity and the intersection of safeguarding cultural heritage and food diversity.

Commentary & Analysis

Pre-Summit Protests, Booming Beehives, & Costly Coffee

Global Food for Thought by Julia Whiting

Our weekly round up of the week's top news and research in food, agriculture, and global development.

Urban beekeepers in New York City replenish a hive.
Shannon Stapleton
Food and Agriculture

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


Serving the Citizens—Not the Bureaucracy

Report by Sascha Haselmayer

New America's Sascha Haselmayer presents a strategic vision for city procurement.

City planners look at a document
Global Cities

Despite Political Tension, Americans and Russians See Cooperation as Essential

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

A joint Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the Levada Analytical Center survey shows few Russians or Americans expect great changes to US-Russia ties now or in the next 10 years, although both publics see the merits of collaboration.

Biden and Putin shake hands
Public Opinion


Paul Poast 

Nonresident Fellow, Foreign Policy and Public Opinion
Council expert Paul Poast