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What Happens to Germany after Merkel Is Gone?

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In this episode of #AskIvo, Council President Ivo Daalder looks at three big issues rising to the surface in German politics on the eve of her departure.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel walking away from camera
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Global Politics

How Long Is Putin Planning to Stay in Power in Russia?

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In this episode of #AskIvo, Council President Ivo Daalder looks at why Putin’s move to extend his political power should have caught no one by surprise.

Putin sits at a desk.
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Global Politics

Can a New Prime Minister in the UK Make Brexit Work?

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In this episode of #AskIvo, Council President Ivo Daalder answers a question about whether the next UK prime minister will fare any better dealing with Brexit.

A Union Jack flag waving in front of British Parliament.
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Global Politics

How Do Global Cities Shape the World?

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In this episode of #AskIvo, Council President Ivo Daalder talks about why cities are critical to understand our future and to solve the shared problems facing humanity.

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Global Cities

How Might War Start Between the US and China?

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In this episode of #AskIvo, Council President Ivo Daalder answers a question about which factors could lead China and the United States into a full-scale military conflict.

President Trump walks past Chinese military display.
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Defense and Security

What Do You Think about the Relationship between Trump and Kim?

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In this episode of #AskIvo, Council President Ivo Daalder gives his take on the relationship between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. 

President Trump and Kim Jong Un shake hands in front of US and North Korean flags.
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US Foreign Policy

What Is NATO's Biggest Success and Its Biggest Failure?

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Council President and former US Ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder answers a question about the NATO alliance's biggest success and its biggest failure.

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and other members of NATO Ministers of Defense and of Foreign Affairs meet at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium
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Defense and Security

What's the Most Likely Outcome for Venezuela?

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Ivo Daalder makes three encompassing points about the future of Venezuela, in this episode of #AskIvo.

Nicolás Maduro speaking at an event.
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Global Politics

Are Europe and Germany Ready for Life after Angela Merkel?

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In this episode of #AskIvo, Council President Ivo Daalder explains what we can expect after German Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves office.

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Global Politics

Is China’s Investment in Africa a Debt Trap?

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In this episode of #AskIvo, Council President Ivo Daalder explores if China’s investment in Africa a debt trap.

Picture of Xi shaking hands with an African leader.
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Global Economy, Trade and Business