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World Review: Myanmar in Crisis, Gaza Cease-Fire, Blinken-Lavrov

Nirmal Ghosh, Elise Labott, and Gideon Rachman join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
Nirmal Ghosh
Elise Labott
Gideon Rachman
Ivo H. Daalder
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The Straits Times’ Nirmal Ghosh, Foreign Policy’s Elise Labott, and the Financial Times’ Gideon Rachman join Council President Ivo Daalder to examine a cease-fire Gaza, Myanmar’s looming humanitarian and economic crises, the state of COVID-19 in Asia, and takeaways from the first meeting between United States Secretary of State Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on this week’s “World Review.”

About the Speakers
US Bureau Chief, The Straits Times
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Nirmal Ghosh is the US Bureau Chief for The Straits Times. His reporting covers politics, elections, conflict and coups d’etat, natural disasters, and social and environmental issues across a dozen Asian countries.
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Elise Labott
Columnist, Foreign Policy
Elise Labott is an adjunct professor at American University’s School of International Service and a columnist at Foreign Policy. As a correspondent for CNN for two decades, she covered seven secretaries of state and 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 ten books.
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