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World Review: Iran's Raisi Takes Office and COVID Roars Back

Karen DeYoung, Ryan Heath, and Carla Anne Robbins join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
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About This Episode

The Washington Post's Karen DeYoung, POLITICO's Ryan Heath, and the Council on Foreign Relations’ Carla Anne Robbins join Council President Ivo Daalder to discuss Iran’s new president Ebrahim Raisi, what his leadership means for the fate of the nuclear deal, how the Delta variant is changing the fight against COVID-19, and what’s next for Cuba after widespread protests.

About the Panelists
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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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.
Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
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Before joining CFR, Carla Anne Robbins was the deputy editorial page editor of The New York Times and chief diplomatic correspondent of the Wall Street Journal. She is also faculty director of the MIA program at Baruch College's Marxe School.
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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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