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Past Events

The Evolution of American Isolationism

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Century of Global Leadership

Leading historians Douglas Irwin, Charles Kupchan, and Margaret  MacMillan  gather to explore the United States in the era of the Council’s founding.  

The chair of the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives sits empty
Reuters

World Review: AUKUS Ruckus, UNGA, and Russia's "Election"

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Bobby Ghosh, Elise Labott, and Carla Anne Robbins join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

REUTERS

Commentary & Analysis

Domestic Terrorism and the Aftermath of War

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

How can we stop the rise of domestic terrorism in the United States? Kathleen Belew and Robert Pape look at modern history and politics for answers.

REUTERS
REUTERS
Global Politics

India: The Quad’s Weakest Link

In the News
The Diplomat
Chet Lee

"An honest evaluation of the Quad militarily will highlight the fact that India is hampering its overall effectiveness," writes US Navy Federal Executive Fellow Chet Lee in the Diplomat.

Indian flag and three soldiers on a parapet.
Reuters
Defense and Security

Research

2021 Chicago Council Survey

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

While the Biden administration seems to understand where Americans stand on China and domestic renewal to support global competitiveness, the data disproves their assumptions that Americans are skeptical about trade and weary of US global engagement and leadership.

Middle Class Homes
iStock
Public Opinion

Renewing International Extension to Equip Farmers for a Changing Climate

RESEARCH
Report by Gloria Dabek

The climate crisis necessitates a new extension agenda that prioritizes farmer needs and preferences and promotes climate resilience and adaptation. US policy should reflect this new extension agenda to ensure farmers have the tools to succeed in providing for themselves, and ultimately, feeding the world.

A farmer examines his crops in the field.
Climate and the Environment

Experts

John Austin 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Midwest
Council expert John Austin