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World Review: Ethiopia's Tigray Crisis, Lebanon's Decline, Rumsfeld

Kim Ghattas, Philip Stephens, and Julian Barnes join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
Kim Ghattas
Philip Stephens
Julian Barnes
Ivo H. Daalder
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The Financial Times’ Philip Stephens, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace's Kim Ghattas, and the New York Times' Julian Barnes join Council President Ivo Daalder to discuss the importance of governance in the Middle East as Lebanon declines and the United States exits Afghanistan, Donald Rumsfeld's legacy, and what to watch for in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.

About the Speakers
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
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After twenty years as a BBC journalist, Kim Ghattas is currently a nonresident senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a contributing writer for The Atlantic. She has been published in The Daily Beast, Time magazine, and The Washington Post, and she regularly speaks on Middle East issues and American foreign policy.
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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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National Security Reporter, The New York Times
Julian Barnes
Julian E. Barnes is a national security reporter for The New York Times covering the intelligence agencies. Before joining The Times’s Washington bureau in 2018, he wrote about security matters for The Wall Street Journal, based in Brussels and Washington.
Julian Barnes
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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