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Upcoming Events

Global Shocks Facing the US Economy

Virtual
Global Economy Series

Experts describe how the Russia-Ukraine war and renewed shutdowns in Asia are disrupting a global economy still affected by COVID-19.

A board showing currency exchange rates on display in Moscow
Reuters
Jun
14

Global Food Security Symposium 2022

Virtual
Global Food Security Symposium

Leading experts discuss action needed to meet unprecedented global food security crises arising from climate change, the pandemic, and conflict.

Three women harvest vegetation in a field in India.
Reuters
Jun
23

Past Events

NATO's Nordic Expansion

PAST EVENT

Experts discuss why Finland and Sweden, both longstanding neutral nations, moved towards NATO membership following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin meet in Stockholm on April 13, 2022.
Reuters

Fiona Hill on Russia, Ukraine, and the Outcome of the War

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Former National Security Council official Fiona Hill discusses the future of Russia’s war in Ukraine.

Fiona Hill is seen speaking into a mic at a hearing
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

The State of Abortion and Reproductive Rights Around the World

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

How do global trends influence reproductive rights in the United States? Experts Bela Ganatra and Katherine Mayall discuss.

Woman protesting for reproductive rights
REUTERS
Women and Girls

Sweden and Finland’s NATO Bids Hit a Roadblock Named Erdogan

In the News
World Politics Review
Paul Poast

“The truth is that Turkey didn’t become a [NATO] member because of its adherence to democratic values,” writes Paul Poast in World Politics Review.

Turkish President Erdogan addresses members of AKP during a meeting at the parliament in Ankara
Reuters
Defense and Security

Research

How Economic Sanctions Are Used in US Foreign Policy

RESEARCH
Working Paper by Ethan Kessler

What are economic sanctions? How are they used in US foreign policy? And what should future policymakers consider before employing them?

"Sanctions" on board game letters in front of Russian and American flag
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

US Commitments in Nutrition and Health for a Better Future

RESEARCH
Report by Coauthors

The United States has made big pledges for global nutrition. Our white paper offers recommendations to turn commitments into action.

Fruit on a table photographed from above.
Reuters
Food and Agriculture

Experts

Paul Poast 

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