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World Review: Biden's First Year, European Instability, and Ukraine

Every Friday, Ivo Daalder talks with reporters from some of the world’s leading media outlets to get their perspectives on emerging global stories and how they might unfold.
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About This Episode

One year into President Biden’s term, Ryan Heath, Elise Labott, and Gideon Rachman join World Review with Ivo Daalder to look at the highs and lows of the administration’s foreign policy and how diplomats see where we are now. Then, how to prevent looming political instability in Europe and the latest on Russia and Ukraine.  

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About the Panelists
Host, Global Insider, POLITICO
Ryan Heath is the host of Global Insider, POLITICO’s global newsletter and podcast, and previously authored POLITICO’s U.N. Playbook, Brussels Playbook, and Davos Playbook. He also moderated the first presidential debate of the 2019 EU election, as part of a five-year stint in POLITICO’s European leadership team.
Elise Labott
Contributing Editor, POLITICO Magazine & CEO of Zivvy Media
Elise Labott is an adjunct professor at American University’s School of International Service and the founder and CEO of Zivvy Media, a digital platform to engage youth on global issues. She is a writer on foreign affairs, whose work appears in POLITICO, the Guardian, and Foreign Policy. As a correspondent for CNN for two decades, she reported from more than 80 countries.
Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, Financial Times
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Gideon Rachman is the Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator at the Financial Times. He joined the FT after a 15-year career at The Economist, which included spells as a foreign correspondent in Brussels, Washington, and Bangkok.
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President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
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Ivo H. Daalder served as the US ambassador to NATO from 2009 to 2013 prior to becoming President of the Council. Previously, he was a senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution and served as director for European affairs on President Bill Clinton’s National Security Council. He is the author or editor of 10 books.
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