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Beyond the Page: Anna Pitoniak on Her Cold War Political Thriller

In-Person

In this Beyond the Page book club event, Council members discuss the international political thriller “Our American Friend” with author Anna Pitoniak.

Bottle of wine, glass and book in front of a brick wall.
Aug
11

Past Events

Global Shocks Facing the US Economy

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Global Economy Series

A conversation on how the Russia-Ukraine war and ongoing shutdowns in Asia are disrupting a global economy still affected by COVID-19.

A board showing currency exchange rates on display in Moscow
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Beyond the Page: Isaac Stone Fish on China's Growing Influence in the US

PAST EVENT VIDEO

In our first Beyond the Page book club event for Council members, author Isaac Stone Fish leads a conversation with readers on his book, “America Second.”

Commentary & Analysis

Will US-China Competition Unseat US Lead in Higher Education?

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

Brian Hanson, Karin Fischer, and William Kirby discuss how America’s universities fare in an age of increased global competition and fragmentation.

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Education

The Supreme Court Is Damaging America’s International Standing

In the News
World Politics Review
Paul Poast

By overturning Roe v. Wade last week, Paul Poast argues that the Supreme Court is undermining America's international standing in World Politics Review.

An image of the American flag being ripped in two.
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Global Politics

Research

Russians and Americans Sense a New Cold War

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

Russians and Americans seem to sense a global alignment of democracies versus autocracies, and both publics fear a nuclear exchange.

Fallout shelter sign on brick wall next to trees.
Reuters
Public Opinion

Americans Support Ukraine—but Not with US Troops or a No-Fly Zone

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

A new poll reveals that Americans see Russia as a significant threat to US interests and support military and economic assistance to Ukraine.

Rally In Support Of Ukraine Held In New York City
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Public Opinion

Experts

John Austin 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Midwest
Council expert John Austin