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

PAST EVENT VIDEO

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

PAST EVENT

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.

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

The American Thanksgiving Table

BLOG
Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

This Thanksgiving, the Council survey team is serving up tables of data on turkey, pies, and politics.

a Thanksgiving meal spread across a table Public Opinion

Research

American Views of Immigration and Diversity

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

While half of Americans and a majority of Democrats say diversity makes the United States a better place to live, Republicans aren’t so sure.

A man writes on a large U.S. flag as part of a protest called 'United States of Immigrants'
Reuters
Immigration and Migration

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

Experts

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