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Inclusive Economies in an Age of Recession

Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Experts consider whether overlapping global crises, inflation, and slowing growth will bolster or derail efforts to build more inclusive economies.

A money changer sells US dollar bills at a currency exchange office located in Ankara, Turkey

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


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.

Commentary & Analysis

China Bends on Zero-COVID and Xi Goes to the Gulf

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Kim Ghattas, Bobby Ghosh, and Peter Spiegel join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Global Politics

At US-Africa Leaders Summit, Russia and China Provide Subtext

Global Insight by Justice Malala

The US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC, is the first meeting of its kind since 2014. Africa’s shift toward China and Russia will be a subtext of the meeting.

US Secretary of State Blinken meets Democratic Republic of Congo President Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde
Global Politics


Most Americans Willing to Work with Autocrats to Protect the US

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

The public is more concerned about national security than promoting human rights and democracy abroad, Council polling shows.

Participants arrive at the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Public Opinion

American Views of China Remain at Record Lows

Public Opinion Survey by Craig Kafura

With Xi Jinping poised to receive a third term at the 20th Party Congress, American opinion of China has never been worse.

Visitors walk past an image of Chinese President Xi Jinping holding a ballot, at an exhibition titled "Forging Ahead in the New Era" during an organised media tour ahead of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China
Public Opinion


Daniel W. Drezner 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy
Council expert Daniel W. Drezner