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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

Beware China's Salami Tactics in Taiwan

In the News
Ivo H. Daalder

"An outright invasion is currently the least likely contingency," writes Council President Ivo Daalder for Politico.

Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) during a routine patrol in the Taiwan Strait at sunset.
AP Photos
Defense and Security

How the G7 Plans to Counter Economic Coercion by China

Global Insight by Libby Berry

An announcement made following the G7 Hiroshima Summit brings the group one step closer to a proposed “Economic Article 5.”

G7 leaders stand in a line
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

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