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World Review: Lebanon, Middle East Optimism, and Powell's Legacy

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Kim Ghattas, Gideon Rachman, and Carla Anne Robbins join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Lebanon protests
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World Review: Taiwan Tensions, Iraq Elections, and Energy Geopolitics

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Karen DeYoung, Bobby Ghosh, and Peter Spiegel join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Xi Jinping
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Commentary & Analysis

After the Fall of Gadaffi: 10 Years Later

In the News
MSNBC
Ivo H. Daalder

Ten years after the US intervention in Libya and subsequent death of dictator Muammar Gaddafi, Ivo Daalder speaks with Mehdi Hasan on MSNBC about the fallout.

Screen shot of Ivo Daalder on the Mehdi Hasan show.
MSNBC
US Foreign Policy

Don’t Ignore the War in Ethiopia

In the News
Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

War in Tigray is escalating fast. “We have effective nonmilitary leverage and options in our toolbox and should use them,” writes Elizabeth Shackelford in the Chicago Tribune.

Aerial view of smoke billows from the capital of Tigray.
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Research

Americans Split on Military Aid to Israel, Say Political Status Quo Unacceptable

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

Ahead of Prime Minister Bennett's first visit to Washington, Council data show partisan divides on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, support for a Palestinian state, and more.

Israel Prime Minister Bennett
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Public Opinion

Disappointed in Rouhani, Iranians Seek a Different Sort of Leader in June Elections

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

New indirect talks between the United States and Iran on a return to the Iran deal could help the outlook for a moderate candidate in the next election.

a man in Iran on elections
REUTERS
Public Opinion

Experts

Saeid Golkar 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Iran Policy
Council expert Saeid Golkar

Sibel Oktay 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy
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