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World Review: Europe Mulls Oil Ban, Russia's Victory Day, and US-Saudi Relations

Kim Ghattas, Bobby Ghosh, and Nahal Toosi join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
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Bobby Ghosh, Kim Ghattas, and Nahal Toosi join World Review with Ivo Daalder to discuss how the United States is managing relationships in the Middle East, from Saudi Arabia to Israel, with the backdrop of the war in Ukraine. Then, Europe proposes a ban on Russian gas in a round of new sanctions, what to expect when Russia celebrates Victory Day next week, and more.  


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About the Speakers
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
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After twenty years as a BBC journalist, Kim Ghattas is currently a nonresident senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a contributing writer for the Atlantic. She has been published in the Daily Beast, Time, and the Washington Post, and she regularly speaks on Middle East issues and American foreign policy.
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Columnist and Editor, Bloomberg Opinion
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Bobby Ghosh writes about geopolitics with a special focus on the Middle East and Africa. In a journalism career spanning more than three decades, Ghosh has worked in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States for publications like Time Magazine, the Far Eastern Economic Review, and now Bloomberg.
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Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, POLITICO
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Nahal Toosi joined POLITICO from The Associated Press, where she reported from/served as an editor in New York, Islamabad, Kabul, and London. She was one of the first foreign correspondents to reach Pakistan after the killing of Osama bin Laden and was a finalist for the 2019 National Magazine Award in reporting for her story on the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh and Myanmar.
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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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