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Special Representative Penny Pritzker Reflects on Ukraine's Economic Recovery


Ahead of the two-year anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Penny Pritzker joins Ivo Daalder for a conversation on international support for Ukraine.

Penny Pritzker speaks onstage at the Chicago Council.

Fulbright, US State Department and Chicago Council Extravaganza


You're invited to an invigorating program highlighting some of the exciting work done both domestically and internationally.

A crowd watches a program at the Chicago Council Conference Center.

Commentary & Analysis

Navalny's Death, Israel Strikes Rafah, Concerns in Munich

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Deborah Amos, Karen DeYoung, Steve Erlanger join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Navalny memorial in Ukraine
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Global Politics

Trump's NATO Remarks, Israel's Rafah Offensive, Pakistan Elections

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Yasmeen Abutaleb, Prashant Rao, and Peter Spiegel join guest host Carla Anne Robbins to discuss the week's top news stories.

Trump at NATO Summit
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Global Politics


Taiwan's Security Future: How Domestic Politics Impact Taipei’s Defense

Report by Ethan Kessler

With a presidential election fast approaching, Taipei’s defense policy could go in multiple directions.

A voter holds a Taiwan flag as he waits for the start of a campaign rally
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Defense and Security

The Emerging Geopolitics of Infrastructure Competition

Working Paper by Simon Curtis

The success of ambitious states will be determined by their ability to shape global infrastructures and the cities they connect around the world.

Belt and Road High Speed Rail
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Global Cities


Daniel W. Drezner 

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