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Senator Tammy Duckworth on Indo-Pacific Security


Join Senator Tammy Duckworth at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs for a discussion on security and trade in the Indo-Pacific region.

Senator Tammy Duckworth at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs discussing security and trade in the Indo-Pacific region with Elizabeth Shackelford
Ana Miyares Photography

Defending American Airspace Against Unidentified Objects


Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi discusses recent incursions by an alleged surveillance balloon and other unidentified objects into North American airspace.

Spectators watch after an alleged Chinese spy balloon was shot down over North Carolina.

Commentary & Analysis

The Crisis in Civil-Military Relations Is Going Global

In the News
World Politics Review
Paul Poast

The spate of civil-military crises is a product of countries dealing with their new positions in a shifting global order, Paul Poast argues.

ussian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and then-Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Li Shangfu attend a ceremony
AP Photos
Defense and Security

Changing US Attitudes on Trade

Running Numbers by Joshua Busby

Both foreign policy leaders and the American public back “friendshoring."

Shipping containers are seen stacked on the Evergreen terminal at the Port of Los Angeles
AP Photos
Public Opinion


US Opinion Leaders Support Aid to Taiwan

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

But most oppose sending US troops to the island should China invade.

helicopters fly the Taiwanese flag
AP Photos
US Foreign Policy

Americans Prefer Supporting Role in Constraining Chinese and Russian Ambitions

Public Opinion Survey by Phillip Meng

Great power competition is the organizing principle of President Biden’s new National Security Strategy. Is the American public on board?

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping
Public Opinion