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World Review: Afghanistan Withdrawal, Merkel’s Successor, Iran Nuclear Talks

Stefan Kornelius, Peter Spiegel, and Nahal Toosi join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top global news stories.
Stefan Kornelius
Peter Spiegel
Halley Toosi
Ivo H. Daalder
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World Review has the foreign policy news you need to know this week: President Biden’s September 1 target for removing troops from Afghanistan, a proposed summit with Russia over Ukraine, the debate on who will succeed German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and where the Iran deal talks stand after an attack from Israel,. Council President Ivo Daalder talks with Süddeutsche Zeitung’s Stefan Kornelius, the Financial Times’ Peter Spiegel, and POLITICO’s Nahal Toosi.

About the Speakers
Foreign Editor, Süddeutsche Zeitung
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Stefan Kornelius has spent over 20 years at Süddeutsche Zeitung. Throughout his career he has covered Germany's Christian Democratic Party (CDU), the chancellorship of Helmut Kohl, and defense issues in Europe. His biography of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, entitled “Angela Merkel, the Chancellor and her World,” has been translated into 13 languages.
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US Managing Editor, Financial Times
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Peter Spiegel is currently the US managing editor of the Financial Times. Prior to that, he worked at the Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal.
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Foreign Affairs Correspondent, POLITICO
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Nahal (Halley) 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 ten books.
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