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Public Opinion and Foreign Policy – Does It Matter, and If So, How?


Students within the Associated Colleges of the Midwest joined a conversation with Council experts to explore a foreign policy strategy that addresses Midwestern audiences' priorities.

Biden in front of a screen at a climate summit.
White House

Continue the Conversation: The Legacy of America's Longest War


Following the public program “The Legacy of America’s Longest War,” Sponsor-level members and above are invited to “Continue the Conversation” with Council experts on the current and future realities in Afghanistan.


Commentary & Analysis

Yoon's Support Stands Firm despite Opposition to Forced Labor Deal

In the News
NK News
Karl Friedhoff

Although the agreement is unpopular among South Koreans, it hasn't had much impact on the president's approval rating, Karl Friedhoff writes.

: Holding a mock rising sun flag of Japan disgraced with a portrait of South Korean President Yoon Suk-Yeol, a man attends protest marches in front of the Japanese Embassy in Korea
Public Opinion

Yoon Suk-Yeol’s Rising Approval Rates May Not Be What They Seem

In the News
NK News
Karl Friedhoff

A gap between polling results could lead the administration to draw dramatically different conclusions about which policies to pursue going forward, Karl Friedhoff writes.

South Korea's President Yoon Suk Yeol speaks during a ceremony
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

A Year in, Americans Still Support Ukraine

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

A majority of the US public continues to back current military and financial aid to Kyiv, recent polls find.

Ukraine supporters gather in Times Square to protest Russia's participation in the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, in New York, NY on February 11, 2023.
Public Opinion


Joshua Busby 

Nonresident Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy
Nonresident Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy expert Joshua Busby

Daniel W. Drezner 

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