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Video Series World Review with Ivo Daalder
Steve Erlanger, Kim Ghattas, and Peter Spiegel join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
Vladimir Putin sits at a desk and looks up from a folio with raised eyebrows, red flag behind him.
Vladimir Putin sits at a desk and looks up from a folio with raised eyebrows, red flag behind him.
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In the News Politico Ivo H. Daalder
"Russia’s actions have only cemented American support for NATO," writes Council President Ivo Daalder in POLITICO.

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Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin meet in Stockholm on April 13, 2022.
Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin meet in Stockholm on April 13, 2022.
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Experts discuss why Finland and Sweden, both longstanding neutral nations, moved towards NATO membership following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Centennial Celebration

We celebrated the Council's centennial anniversary on March 10, honoring President Barack Obama and cellist Yo-Yo Ma for their extraordinary contributions toward a more open and promising world for all. Together with journalist Carol Marin, they reflected on the Council's first one hundred years, examined the global challenges of today, and shared their hopes for the future.
L to R: Carol Marin, President Obama, and Cellist Yo-Yo Ma sit on the Council stage with the 100 logo behind them.
Brazilian President  Jair Bolsonaro gestures during a military event in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Brazilian President  Jair Bolsonaro gestures during a military event in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Defense and Security
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In the News Washington Post Robert Muggah
Jair Bolsonaro "has emboldened his boosters to distrust the polls and decry the electoral system, while making sure they’re packing heat," writes Robert Muggah.

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