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Vice President Mike Pence on America's Role in the World

Hybrid

Join Vice President Mike Pence for a discussion on his career, foreign policy, and his new book, " So Help Me God."

Vice President Mike Pence stands at a microphone.
Reuters
Nov
28

US Ambassador to China Nicholas Burns on China-US Relations

Hybrid

Members of the Council community join Ambassador Burns for insights into the current state of the China-US relationship.

Joe Biden and Xi Jinping at the G20 Summit in Indonesia on November 14, 2022.
Reuters
Nov
29

Past Events

US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield on Tackling the Global Food Security Crisis

PAST EVENT VIDEO

UN Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield argues that implementing a foreign policy for all Americans means tackling the global food security crisis head on.

Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield on a recent visit to Africa.

Fiona Hill on Russia, Ukraine, and the Outcome of the War

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Former National Security Council official Fiona Hill discusses the future of Russia’s war in Ukraine.

Fiona Hill is seen speaking into a mic at a hearing
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

Liberal Democrats Are More Hawkish Than You Might Think

In the News
Washington Post
Coauthors

"Liberal Democrats are far and away Ukraine’s strongest American supporters," Dina Smeltz and Emily Sullivan write.

Ukrainian service members unload a shipment of US military aid
Reuters
Public Opinion

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

Foreign Policy Polarization among the US Public

RESEARCH
Report by Dina Smeltz

Dina Smeltz unpacks recent survey data on American views toward foreign policy in International Politics.

signs reading Democrat and Republican point in opposite directions
Canva
Public Opinion

Experts

Joshua Busby 

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