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World Review: Ukraine War Prep, Xi-Putin Meeting, and "Partygate"

Karen DeYoung, Peter Spiegel, and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
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About This Episode

Karen DeYoung, Peter Spiegel, and Giles Whittell return to World Review with Ivo Daalder and dive into the latest on Ukraine, from war prep to efforts at diplomacy. Then, unpacking the death of ISIS leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi during an American raid, takeaways from the Xi-Putin meeting at the Beijing Olympics, and how to answer the question everyone following “partygate” is asking: is Boris Johnson finally toast?


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About the Speakers
Associate Editor and Senior National Security Correspondent, The Washington Post
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Karen DeYoung has spent more than three decades at the Washington Post. Prior to her current role, she served as bureau chief in Latin America and London and as correspondent covering the White House, US foreign policy, and the intelligence community.
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US Managing Editor, Financial Times
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Peter Spiegel is currently the US managing editor of the Financial Times. Prior to that, he worked at the Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal.
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World Affairs Editor, Tortoise Media
Giles Whittell is an English author and journalist who has worked for the London Times as a correspondent in LA, Moscow, and Washington. He was the Times' chief leader-writer for three years before joining Tortoise Media in 2018.
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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