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The World in 2021 - New Year, New Normal?

Eurasia Group's Ian Bremmer, the Economists' Zanny Minton Beddoes, and Council President Ivo Daalder share their perspectives on what to expect in 2021 with Carla Anne Robbins.
Ian Bremmer
Zanny Minton Beddoes
Ivo H. Daalder
Carla Anne Robbins
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2020 certainly saw its fair share of disastrous, disruptive, and extraordinarily important events: a devastating pandemic and painful economic downturn, the murder of George Floyd and a national reckoning on race, enormous wildfires in Australia and the Pacific Northwest, and a bruising US presidential election. As the new year begins, the Council examines the lessons of the past 12 months and considers what 2021 might have in store for the world.

About the Speakers
President and Founder, Eurasia Group
Ian Bremmer is the president and founder of the leading global political risk research and consulting firm the Eurasia Group and its GZERO Media, which is dedicated to helping a broad, global audience make sense of the world around them. He also is an author and foreign affairs columnist and editor-at-large at TIME.
Editor in Chief, The Economist
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Prior to her appointment as editor in chief of The Economist, Zanny Minton Beddoes oversaw global economics coverage as its economics editor. She previously worked as an economist for the International Monetary Fund and as an adviser to the Minister of Finance in Poland. She is a regular media commentator the BBC, MSNBC, PBS, NPR, CNN and CNBC and has published in Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy.
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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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Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
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Prior to her work at the Council on Foreign Relations, Carla Anne Robbins was the deputy editorial page editor of The New York Times.
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