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Special Representative Penny Pritzker Reflects on Ukraine's Economic Recovery


Ahead of the two-year anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Penny Pritzker joins Ivo Daalder for a conversation on international support for Ukraine.

Penny Pritzker speaks onstage at the Chicago Council.

Viktor Yushchenko on Ukraine's Political Future


Join Former President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko for a discussion of Ukraine’s political future amid Russia’s invasion of the country.

Viktor Yushchenko speaking in the Chicago Council Conference Center.

Commentary & Analysis

Israel-Iran Tensions, Ukraine Aid Vote

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Yasmeen Abutaleb, Anton La Guardia, and Peter Spiegel join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Iran Middle East Tensions
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Global Politics

If Israel Needs Friends, So Does Ukraine

In the News
America Abroad
Ivo H. Daalder

"While Israel and its allies intercepted nearly all the Iranian missiles, Ukraine is facing Russia all on its own," writes Ivo Daalder.

A Ukrainian soldier raises the Ukrainian flag in the village of Andriivka, Donetsk region, Ukraine on September 16, 2023.
Alex Babenko / AP
Global Politics


Americans Continue to Support Military and Economic Aid to Ukraine

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

However, Republican support for providing US assistance continues to steadily decline.

Mike Johnson speaks to reporters after a meeting with Volodymyr Zelenskyy
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Public Opinion

Majority of Non-Trump Republicans Support Continued Aid to Ukraine

Public Opinion Survey by Dina Smeltz

Republicans with a somewhat favorable or unfavorable view of the former president are more likely to say US assistance to Kyiv has been worth the cost.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington
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US Foreign Policy