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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

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 MIN4 d ago
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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 MIN1 w ago
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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 MIN2 w ago
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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 MIN3 w ago
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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

How to End the 'Forever War' in Afghanistan (Rebroadcast)

This week President Trump announced he wants all US troops out of Afghanistan by election day. But is that possible? And what does it mean? In this episode from October 2019, the University of Chicago's Robert Pape joinsDeep Dishto help us understand the right—and wrong—ways to end the United States’ longest war.

27 MINMAY 29
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How to End the 'Forever War' in Afghanistan (Rebroadcast)

Why China’s Aggression in the South China Sea Matters

While the worldis distracted by COVID-19, China has been ramping up its military actions in hotly contested waters – the South China Sea. The Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Bonnie Glaser and Lieutenant Commander Matthew Dalton,US Navy, joinDeep Dishto examine China’s strategy and potential US policy options to ensure freedom of navigation remains intact.

34 MINMAY 22
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Why China’s Aggression in the South China Sea Matters

Failed Coup Adds to Venezuela’s Troubles

Venezuelans face a global pandemic,astalled economy, crippling oil shortages, andapotential famine. After a failed coup attempt, will President Maduro hold on to his power? The Inter-American Dialogue’s Michael Camilleri and the International Crisis Group’s Ivan Briscoe joinDeep Dishto discuss.

36 MINMAY 15
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Failed Coup Adds to Venezuela’s Troubles

Deep Dish Special Edition: COVID-19 Lessons from Germany

Germany’s effective, science-driven response to COVID-19 is a model for countries around the world. But as life returns to normal for many Germans this week, Chancellor Merkel says the country is still on the “thinnest of ice” in addressing the pandemic.The Wall Street Journal’sBojanPancevskijoinsDeep Dishfrom Berlin to examine Germany’s reopening strategy.

36 MINMAY 8
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Deep Dish Special Edition: COVID-19 Lessons from Germany

Latest Episodes

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 MIN4 d ago
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 MIN1 w ago
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 MIN2 w ago
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 MIN3 w ago
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

How to End the 'Forever War' in Afghanistan (Rebroadcast)

This week President Trump announced he wants all US troops out of Afghanistan by election day. But is that possible? And what does it mean? In this episode from October 2019, the University of Chicago's Robert Pape joinsDeep Dishto help us understand the right—and wrong—ways to end the United States’ longest war.

27 MINMAY 29
Comments
How to End the 'Forever War' in Afghanistan (Rebroadcast)

Why China’s Aggression in the South China Sea Matters

While the worldis distracted by COVID-19, China has been ramping up its military actions in hotly contested waters – the South China Sea. The Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Bonnie Glaser and Lieutenant Commander Matthew Dalton,US Navy, joinDeep Dishto examine China’s strategy and potential US policy options to ensure freedom of navigation remains intact.

34 MINMAY 22
Comments
Why China’s Aggression in the South China Sea Matters

Failed Coup Adds to Venezuela’s Troubles

Venezuelans face a global pandemic,astalled economy, crippling oil shortages, andapotential famine. After a failed coup attempt, will President Maduro hold on to his power? The Inter-American Dialogue’s Michael Camilleri and the International Crisis Group’s Ivan Briscoe joinDeep Dishto discuss.

36 MINMAY 15
Comments
Failed Coup Adds to Venezuela’s Troubles

Deep Dish Special Edition: COVID-19 Lessons from Germany

Germany’s effective, science-driven response to COVID-19 is a model for countries around the world. But as life returns to normal for many Germans this week, Chancellor Merkel says the country is still on the “thinnest of ice” in addressing the pandemic.The Wall Street Journal’sBojanPancevskijoinsDeep Dishfrom Berlin to examine Germany’s reopening strategy.

36 MINMAY 8
Comments
Deep Dish Special Edition: COVID-19 Lessons from Germany
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