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The Global Energy Transition

In-Person EVENT

Michael Polsky joins the Council to discuss the global energy landscape and the importance of security, reliability, and affordability.

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Rising Voices, Lasting Impact: Meet Global Next Gen Changemakers

Hybrid EVENT

Join us for an inspiring evening with rising leaders who are sparking real change, making history, and creating lasting global impact.

Elizabeth Sokolich

Past Events

How Personal Narratives Shape Global Conversations


Join author Amy Yee as she uses her work across continents as a lens to reveal how individual perspectives can reshape our world.

Monks cutting grass at the Sakya Monastery.
Amy Yee

Roger Thurow on Nourishing and Preserving the Planet


Senior Fellow Roger Thurow joins members of the Council community for a discussion on his upcoming book, international farming stories, and more.

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Commentary & Analysis

Latest on Israel-Hamas War, Ukraine Stalemate, COP28

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Yasmeen Abutaleb, Nirmal Ghosh, and Prashant Rao join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

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Global Politics

Not a World War but a World at War

In the News
The Atlantic
Paul Poast

The past two years have seen the most conflicts of any time since the end of the Second World War, Paul Poast writes.

n explosion erupts from an apartment building after a Russian army tank fired on it in Mariupol, Ukraine
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Global Politics


Republicans and Democrats Continue to Clash over Climate Change

Public Opinion Survey by Lama El Baz

But a majority of Americans support efforts to mitigate its effects.

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Public Opinion

Americans Grow Less Enthusiastic about Active US Engagement Abroad

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

For the first time, a majority of Republicans think the United States should stay out of world affairs.

President Joe Biden steps off Air Force One
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US Foreign Policy


Paul Poast 

Nonresident Fellow, Foreign Policy and Public Opinion
Council expert Paul Poast