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Upcoming Events

Discussion Table with German Ambassador Emily Haber


A month before the German General Election, President’s Club and leadership members are invited to engage with German Ambassador to the United States Emily Haber on regional and global diplomatic pressures.

Ambassador Emily Haber speaking into microphone

Past Events

Charting a New Course for US-North Korea Relations


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

Forging a New Path for US-Brazil Relations


Brazil’s ambassador to the United States joins the Council for a conversation on the state of the bilateral relationship.

President Joe Biden in front of the American and Brazilian flags

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

Congress Has Abandoned Its War Powers. Here's What to Do About It.

Deep Dish Podcast

Oona A. Hathaway joins  Deep Dish  to lay out a step-by-step plan for Congress to revive its war powers.

US Capitol Building viewed from the east front
Martin Falbisoner
Defense and Security


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

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

2020 Public Attitudes on US Intelligence

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

A final Trump-Era survey confirms broad popular support for the intelligence community and reveals opportunities for greater transparency.

President Biden leaves helicopter
Public Opinion


John Austin 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Midwest
Council expert John Austin