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Deep Dish on Global Affairs

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

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Deep Dish on Global Affairs

Deep Dish on Global Affairs

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

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Deep Dish on Global Affairs goes beyond the headlines on critical global issues. With world news in rapid development, Deep Dish brings together experts in foreign policy, national security, economics, and whatever field is in flux during the week to talk through what's happening, why, and why it matters.

Latest Episodes

Nuclear Threats 75 Years After Hiroshima

August 6 marks the 75th anniversary of the first time nuclear weapons were used in combat, when the United States bombed Hiroshima and later, Nagasaki. Former Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall and Stanford University’s Scott Sagan joinDeep Dishto examine nuclear weapons today and what Americans can do as arms control regimes falter, modernization programs move forward, and new technologies upend the logic we’ve relied on to deter the weapons’ use.

35 MIN6 d ago
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Nuclear Threats 75 Years After Hiroshima

Why Allies are Key for US Security Today

This week, the Pentagon announced a plan to remove 12,000 troops from Germany, a key US ally, claiming the country was “delinquent” on defense spending. The Council on Foreign Relations’ Mira Rapp-Hooper joins Deep Dish to explain why the alliance system is still essential for America’s global leadership – but must be remade to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

36 MIN1 w ago
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Why Allies are Key for US Security Today

Who’s Winning the US-China Tech War?

The United States and China are locked in a tense global technology rivalry with significant geopolitical and national security implications. The Council on Foreign Relations’ Adam Segal joinsDeep Dishto explain the battles between China and the US over products like Huawei andTikTok, their role in US foreign policy, and why US allies are choosing sides.

34 MIN2 w ago
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Who’s Winning the US-China Tech War?

Mali’s Instability Threatens the Sahel

Mali’s mass politicalprotests againstPresident Ibrahim Boubacar Keita escalated over the last few weeks, prompting the government to clash with protestors and dissolve the constitutional court. This week onDeep Dish, the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Judd Devermont and theFinancial Times’ Neil Munshi explain why Mali’s instability is a threat to Africa’s Sahel region — soon to be the West’s largest conflict zone.

31 MIN3 w ago
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Mali’s Instability Threatens the Sahel

Annexation and Beyond, Israel’s Evolving Foreign Policy

Israel’s long-time Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided nottoannex the West Bank on July 1,at least for now. Former Netanyahu foreign policy advisorJonathan Schachterand Brookings’ Tamara Cofman Wittes joinDeep Dish to examine the bigger story — how Israel’s foreign policy has changed and the way the country’s relationships will shape the future.

41 MINJUL 10
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Annexation and Beyond, Israel’s Evolving Foreign Policy

The Criminalization of Immigrants in the United States

From the controversial 2016 Muslim ban to recent efforts to dismantle DACA, immigration has been a key issue for President Trump's administration — but the legacy of punishing immigrants extends throughout US history. Lawyer and author Alina Das joins Deep Dish to share the stories that give a face to decades of legislation criminalizing immigrants — and what we can do to begin to fix the system.

35 MINJUL 3
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The Criminalization of Immigrants in the United States

How Putin Holds Power Over Russia

A July 1 presidential referendum will determineifRussia’s President Putin can remain in power until 2036. Investigative reporter Catherine Belton joinsDeep Dishto examine the people that surround Russia’s enigmatic leader – and the financial ties to the West that makes the Kremlin’s dominance possible.

37 MINJUN 26
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How Putin Holds Power Over Russia

Bolsonaro's COVID-19 Response Threatens Brazil's Democracy

Brazil is poised to overtake the United States for most total COVID-19 infections and deaths globally — but far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is preoccupied with politics and discredits the pandemic’s risk and response. The Igarapé Institute’s Ilona Szabó andtheFinancial Times'Andres Schipani joinDeep Dishto examine the implications of social, political, and economic turmoil in South America’s largest economy.

43 MINJUN 19
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Bolsonaro's COVID-19 Response Threatens Brazil's Democracy

How Racial Injustice Shapes US Foreign Policy

The murder of George Floyd and the US government’s reaction to national protests on racial injustice have raised concern over the demise of US global leadership. University of Wisconsin-Madison historian Brenda Gayle Plummer joinsDeep Dish to examine what the United States must learn from our past in order to fix our foreign policy.

39 MINJUN 12
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How Racial Injustice Shapes US Foreign Policy

China and US Battle over Hong Kong’s Future

Ahead of the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, China’s plan to implement a restrictive new national security law in Hong Kong prompted the United States to end decades of a special relationship with the city. Jamil Anderlini,the Financial Times’ Asia editor, and Ambassador Kurt Tong, former US Consul General in Hong Kong, join Deep Dishto examine what this means for the US-China rivalry.

25 MINJUN 5
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China and US Battle over Hong Kong’s Future

Latest Episodes

Nuclear Threats 75 Years After Hiroshima

August 6 marks the 75th anniversary of the first time nuclear weapons were used in combat, when the United States bombed Hiroshima and later, Nagasaki. Former Deputy Secretary of Energy Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall and Stanford University’s Scott Sagan joinDeep Dishto examine nuclear weapons today and what Americans can do as arms control regimes falter, modernization programs move forward, and new technologies upend the logic we’ve relied on to deter the weapons’ use.

35 MIN6 d ago
Comments
Nuclear Threats 75 Years After Hiroshima

Why Allies are Key for US Security Today

This week, the Pentagon announced a plan to remove 12,000 troops from Germany, a key US ally, claiming the country was “delinquent” on defense spending. The Council on Foreign Relations’ Mira Rapp-Hooper joins Deep Dish to explain why the alliance system is still essential for America’s global leadership – but must be remade to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

36 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Why Allies are Key for US Security Today

Who’s Winning the US-China Tech War?

The United States and China are locked in a tense global technology rivalry with significant geopolitical and national security implications. The Council on Foreign Relations’ Adam Segal joinsDeep Dishto explain the battles between China and the US over products like Huawei andTikTok, their role in US foreign policy, and why US allies are choosing sides.

34 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Who’s Winning the US-China Tech War?

Mali’s Instability Threatens the Sahel

Mali’s mass politicalprotests againstPresident Ibrahim Boubacar Keita escalated over the last few weeks, prompting the government to clash with protestors and dissolve the constitutional court. This week onDeep Dish, the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Judd Devermont and theFinancial Times’ Neil Munshi explain why Mali’s instability is a threat to Africa’s Sahel region — soon to be the West’s largest conflict zone.

31 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Mali’s Instability Threatens the Sahel

Annexation and Beyond, Israel’s Evolving Foreign Policy

Israel’s long-time Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decided nottoannex the West Bank on July 1,at least for now. Former Netanyahu foreign policy advisorJonathan Schachterand Brookings’ Tamara Cofman Wittes joinDeep Dish to examine the bigger story — how Israel’s foreign policy has changed and the way the country’s relationships will shape the future.

41 MINJUL 10
Comments
Annexation and Beyond, Israel’s Evolving Foreign Policy

The Criminalization of Immigrants in the United States

From the controversial 2016 Muslim ban to recent efforts to dismantle DACA, immigration has been a key issue for President Trump's administration — but the legacy of punishing immigrants extends throughout US history. Lawyer and author Alina Das joins Deep Dish to share the stories that give a face to decades of legislation criminalizing immigrants — and what we can do to begin to fix the system.

35 MINJUL 3
Comments
The Criminalization of Immigrants in the United States

How Putin Holds Power Over Russia

A July 1 presidential referendum will determineifRussia’s President Putin can remain in power until 2036. Investigative reporter Catherine Belton joinsDeep Dishto examine the people that surround Russia’s enigmatic leader – and the financial ties to the West that makes the Kremlin’s dominance possible.

37 MINJUN 26
Comments
How Putin Holds Power Over Russia

Bolsonaro's COVID-19 Response Threatens Brazil's Democracy

Brazil is poised to overtake the United States for most total COVID-19 infections and deaths globally — but far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is preoccupied with politics and discredits the pandemic’s risk and response. The Igarapé Institute’s Ilona Szabó andtheFinancial Times'Andres Schipani joinDeep Dishto examine the implications of social, political, and economic turmoil in South America’s largest economy.

43 MINJUN 19
Comments
Bolsonaro's COVID-19 Response Threatens Brazil's Democracy

How Racial Injustice Shapes US Foreign Policy

The murder of George Floyd and the US government’s reaction to national protests on racial injustice have raised concern over the demise of US global leadership. University of Wisconsin-Madison historian Brenda Gayle Plummer joinsDeep Dish to examine what the United States must learn from our past in order to fix our foreign policy.

39 MINJUN 12
Comments
How Racial Injustice Shapes US Foreign Policy

China and US Battle over Hong Kong’s Future

Ahead of the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, China’s plan to implement a restrictive new national security law in Hong Kong prompted the United States to end decades of a special relationship with the city. Jamil Anderlini,the Financial Times’ Asia editor, and Ambassador Kurt Tong, former US Consul General in Hong Kong, join Deep Dishto examine what this means for the US-China rivalry.

25 MINJUN 5
Comments
China and US Battle over Hong Kong’s Future
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