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Past Events

Partner Event - Out of the Silo: Nuclear Security in Context


Experts discuss the importance of nuclear security, and why elevating new, diverse voices on nuclear security makes America more secure.

Anti-nuclear war protestors outside of the White House.

The War in Ukraine, a Town Hall Discussion


Ivo Daalder and Sarah Gilbert join Council members for a town hall discussion on the latest out of Ukraine, what the future may hold for Russia and the West, and how the Council is engaging in this digital era.

a cannon fires with flames and soldiers stand in the foreground, bare trees in the background in Ukraine.

Commentary & Analysis

The ‘Free the Leopards’ Campaign Paid off for the West and Ukraine

In the News
World Politics Review
Paul Poast

"Tanks alone will not be enough for Ukraine to win the war. But if used properly, they are still a vital component of modern warfare," Paul Poast writes.

A Leopard 2A6 and a Leopard 2 PSO of the German armed forces Bundeswehr
US Foreign Policy

Nuclear Tensions on the Korean Peninsula Are Accelerating Dramatically

In the News
Ivo H. Daalder

As the global security environment becomes more challenging, the need to adapt alliances increases as well.

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol speaks in an interview on November 28, 2022.
Defense and Security


Americans Focused Elsewhere as Tensions Rise on the Korean Peninsula

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).
Public Opinion

US Arms Sales Reveal Discord in Taiwan's Defense Strategy

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


Kjell Engelbrekt 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Security
Council expert Kjell Engelbrekt