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The Future of Russia's War in Ukraine


As Russia's war in Ukraine enters its second year, Jessica Tuchman Mathews moderates a discussion with Ivo Daalder and George Beebe on options for protecting Ukraine’s independence, ending Russian aggression, and keeping the US and Ukraine’s neighbors out of the war.

Speakers on Council stage

Defending American Airspace Against Unidentified Objects


Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi discusses recent incursions by an alleged surveillance balloon and other unidentified objects into North American airspace.

Spectators watch after an alleged Chinese spy balloon was shot down over North Carolina.

Commentary & Analysis

Latin America's Crime Surge is Fueled by Cocaine Production

In the News
Small Wars Journal
Robert Muggah

Many Latin American and Caribbean countries are in the grip of a crime epidemic as international drug trafficking surges with cocaine production.

Colombian victims of drug trafficking violence
AP Photos
Defense and Security

The Conflict Cannot End until Ukraine Is Part of the West

In the News
Ivo H. Daalder

“The question is when and how,” writes Council President Ivo Daalder.

Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni, right, meets Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at Chigi Palace, Government's office, in Rome
AP Photos
US Foreign Policy


Race, Ethnicity, and American Views of US Military Power Abroad

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

Most Americans see military power and security alliances as an effective way to achieve foreign policy goals, but differences emerge about when to deploy troops.

a soldier salutes the American flag
AP Photos
Public Opinion

Longitudinal Attitudes in South Korea on Nuclear Proliferation

Report by Karl Friedhoff

Data suggests that support for a domestic nuclear weapons program is robust, long-standing, and unlikely to dissipate, Karl Friedhoff writes in KEI.

Rafael Grossi, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, shakes hands with South Korean Foreign Minister Park Jin
Public Opinion


Kjell Engelbrekt 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Security
Council expert Kjell Engelbrekt