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Gorbachev's Legacy, Russian Visas, and Liz Truss

Caroline de Gruyter, Gideon Rachman, and Prashant Rao join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
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About This Episode

Caroline de Gruyter, Gideon Rachman, and Prashant Rao join Ivo Daalder to reflect on the life and legacy of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev before a look at the EU’s move to tighten visa rules for Russian tourists. Plus, if UK favorite Liz Truss succeeds Boris Johnson, how will she measure up with foreign policy? 

About the Panelists
Europe Correspondent and Columnist, NRC Handelsblad
caroline de gruyter
Caroline de Gruyter is a Europe correspondent and columnist for the Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad. Currently based in Brussels, she is also a columnist for Foreign Policy and EUobserver, and a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations.
caroline de gruyter
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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Prashant Rao
Senior Editor, Semafor
Prashant Rao
Prashant Rao is a senior editor at Semafor. Prior to that, he was a former senior editor at The Atlantic, where he oversaw the Global section, and was the deputy Europe business editor for The New York Times.
Prashant Rao
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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