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World Review: Biden’s Foreign Policy Speech, Myanmar Coup, Russia

Ivo Daalder, James Harding, Gideon Rachman, and Carol Giacomo examine the week's most important global affairs news.
Ivo H. Daalder
James Harding
Gideon Rachman
Carol Giacomo
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This week on “World Review,” the Financial Times’ Gideon Rachman, former New York Times editorial board member Carol Giacomo, and Tortoise Media’s James Harding join Council President Ivo Daalder to discuss US President Biden’s first foreign policy address in office, the coup in Myanmar, and Russian politics alongside the extension of New START.

About the Speakers
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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Editor and Cofounder, Tortoise Media
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Before James Harding was at Tortoise Media, he was the director of news and current affairs at the BBC.
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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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Freelance Journalist
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Carol Giacomo was a member of The New York Times editorial board from 2007 to 2020 writing opinion pieces about all major national security issues including nuclear weapons, Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Prior to this role, she was a former diplomatic correspondent for Reuters in Washington for more than two decades. She served as a fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics in 2020.
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