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World Review: Haiti Assassination, Merkel's Last US Visit, Cuba Rising

Philip Stephens, Ryan Heath, and Elise Labott join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
Philip Stephens
Ryan Heath
Elise Labott
Ivo H. Daalder
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Council President Ivo Daalder talks with the Financial Times' Philip Stephens, Foreign Policy’s Elise Labott, and POLITICO’s Ryan Heath about Chancellor Angela Merkel’s last visit to the White House, the presidential assassination in Haiti, Cuba’s rising protests, and the European Union’s climate initiative.


About the Speakers
Director of the Editorial Board and Chief Political Commentator, Financial Times
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In 1983, after working as a correspondent for Reuters in Brussels, Philip Stephens joined the Financial Times and has been the economics, political, and UK edition editor. He won the David Watt Prize for Outstanding Political Journalism, Political Journalist of the Year by the UK Political Studies Association, and Political Journalist of the Year in the British Press Awards.
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Host, Global Translations, POLITICO
Ryan Heath is the host of Global Translations, 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.
Elise Labott
Columnist, Foreign Policy
Elise Labott is an adjunct professor at American University’s School of International Service and a columnist at Foreign Policy. As a correspondent for CNN for two decades, she covered seven secretaries of state and reported from more than 80 countries.
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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