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The War in Ukraine, a Town Hall Discussion

PAST EVENT

Ivo Daalder and Sarah Gilbert join Council members for a town hall discussion on the latest out of Ukraine, what the future may hold for Russia and the West, and how the Council is engaging in this digital era.

a cannon fires with flames and soldiers stand in the foreground, bare trees in the background in Ukraine.
REUTERS

Ukraine and the Future of Warfare

PAST EVENT VIDEO

A panel of military experts discusses what the war in Ukraine reveals about the future of armed conflict.

A Russian soldier launches a drone during a joint Serbian-Russian military training exercise "Slavic Brotherhood" in the town of Kovin, near Belgrade, Serbia November 7, 2016. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

As Reunification Hopes Fade, South Koreans Favor US Alliance More Than Ever

In the News
NK News
Karl Friedhoff

"Widespread skepticism of Washington has given way to the belief that US forces have a role to play on the peninsula for the foreseeable future," Karl Friedhoff writes.

President Biden and President Yoon pose for a photograph
The White House
Public Opinion

Russia Bears Ultimate Responsibility for Poland Missile

In the News
MSNBC Jansing Reports
Ivo H. Daalder

Ivo Daalder argues that China’s unwillingness to stand up to Putin is part of what causes the danger of missile hits like the one in Poland this week.

Screenshot of Ivo on Chris Jansing MSNBC US Foreign Policy

Research

Americans Focused Elsewhere as Tensions Rise on the Korean Peninsula

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Karl Friedhoff

With all eyes on Ukraine, it is unclear if a seventh North Korean nuclear test will really register with the American public.

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un oversees a missile launch at an undisclosed location in North Korea, in this undated photo released on October 10, 2022 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
Reuters
Public Opinion

US Arms Sales Reveal Discord in Taiwan's Defense Strategy

RESEARCH
Report by Ethan Kessler

Washington has started selling arms that serve a "porcupine" defense strategy to Taiwan. Whether Taipei fully embraces this new approach remains to be seen.

a ship in the waters near Taiwan
Wang Yu Ching
US Foreign Policy

Experts

Kjell Engelbrekt 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Security
Council expert Kjell Engelbrekt