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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

Transatlantic Learning Exchange: Economic Renewal and Democracy

RESEARCH
Working Paper by John Austin

John Austin shares insights from a transatlantic convening that explores the political repercussions of economic inequality and extremist ideology.

Industrial landscape Global Cities

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

US Arms Sales Reveal Discord in Taiwan's Defense Strategy

RESEARCH
Report by Ethan Kessler

Washington has started selling arms that serve a "porcupine" defense strategy to Taiwan. Whether Taipei fully embraces this new approach remains to be seen.

a ship in the waters near Taiwan
Wang Yu Ching
US Foreign Policy

2022 Survey of Public Opinion on US Foreign Policy

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

On some of the most significant issues of the day, including how the United States should respond to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Americans across party lines are in agreement, albeit often for different reasons.

American and Ukrainian flags fly side by side
Reuters
Public Opinion

Most Americans Willing to Work with Autocrats to Protect the US

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

The public is more concerned about national security than promoting human rights and democracy abroad, Council polling shows.

Participants arrive at the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reuters
Public Opinion

American Views of China Remain at Record Lows

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Craig Kafura

With Xi Jinping poised to receive a third term at the 20th Party Congress, American opinion of China has never been worse.

Visitors walk past an image of Chinese President Xi Jinping holding a ballot, at an exhibition titled "Forging Ahead in the New Era" during an organised media tour ahead of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China
Reuters
Public Opinion

Eurasia's Freight Infrastructure vs. Russia's War in Ukraine

RESEARCH
Report by Xiangming Chen

Even as the war in Ukraine creates risks, the extensive city-based CEFT network remains resilient from its continued expansion, improved infrastructure, and operational adaptability.

CEFT in Chongqing
Reuters
Global Cities

Informing the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

RESEARCH
Report

The Council convened a task force to provide recommendations to advance the goals of the 2022 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health.

Four speakers and a moderator discuss food insecurity on stage at the 2022 White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health.
USDA
Food and Agriculture