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August 4, 2022

Taiwan
As China Punishes Taiwan for Pelosi’s Visit, What Comes Next?

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi became the first speaker in twenty-five years to visit Taiwan.

Speaker of the U.S. House Of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), left, poses for photographs with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, right, at the president's office on August 03, 2022 in Taipei, Taiwan. Pelosi arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday as part of a tour of Asia aimed at reassuring allies in the region, as China made it clear that her visit to Taiwan would be seen in a negative light.

August 3, 2022

Taiwan
Why China-Taiwan Relations Are So Tense

Taiwan has the potential to be a flash point in U.S.-China relations. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taipei in 2022 heightened tensions.

A helicopter flies a Taiwanese flag through the air.

December 23, 2015

Education
She Made Herself Malala

I had the honor of meeting Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai and her father this past summer, during their visit to the United States. Malala became an internationally-known activist, after…

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafza speaks during a news conference following her address at the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York

March 5, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Emerging Voices: Leonard Wantchekon on a Global University in West Africa

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Leonard Wantchekon, founder …

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July 19, 2022

Social Issues
Addressing Gun Violence at Home and Abroad

Rev. Ciera Bates Chamberlain, executive director of Live Free Chicago-Live Free Illinois, and Ali H. Mokdad, chief strategy officer of population health at the University of Washington, discuss gun v…

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September 13, 2012

North Korea
American Attitudes Toward Korean Security: Steady as She Goes

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs this week released the 2012 results of their biannual poll on American attitudes toward foreign policy. The report shows a rising American appreciation of the im…

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July 21, 2022

Human Rights
Virtual Roundtable: The Implications of the Dobbs Ruling on Human Rights at Home and Abroad

With its judgment in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the U.S. Supreme Court eliminated the constitutional right to abortion. Striking down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision provides sta…

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August 8, 2022

Nigeria
A Religious Dilemma

Nigerian Christians must decide whether to cut or thrust

A man holds a palm cross in his hands during a Catholic church service.

August 1, 2022

Indo-Pacific
The Continuing Problems with the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

The Biden administration's Indo-Pacific Economic Framework needs more work.

U.S. President Joe Biden, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida attend the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) launch event at Izumi Garden Gallery in Tokyo, Japan, on May 23, 2022.

July 28, 2022

Russia
Russia Tries Journalist, China Celebrates Its Army, UN Meets on Nuclear Weapons, and More

A Moscow court considers the case of Marina Ovsyannikova, a Russian reporter who protested the invasion of Ukraine; China celebrates the ninety-fifth anniversary of its People’s Liberation Army amid …

Podcast Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with journalists following Caspian Summit in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan June 29, 2022. Picture taken June 29, 2022. Sputnik/Dmitry Azarov/Pool via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.