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World Review: G7 and NATO Leaders Meet, Ukraine Stalemate, New Hope for Iran Nuclear Talks?

Virtual
World Review

Stefan Kornelius, Carla Robins, and Peter Spiegel join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Reuters
Jul
1

Russia, China, and the Battle for Global Dominance

Virtual

Catherine Ashton, Robert Kagan, Kishore Mahbubani, and Ivo Daalder discuss the new geopolitical order emerging from Russia and China’s efforts to counter US power.

Against a backdrop of Russian and Chinese flags, Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the end of a joint press briefing in Beijing's Great Hall of the People.
Reuters
Jul
7

Past Events

World Review: Russia's Gas Squeeze, Three Major Summits, Colombia and France Veer Left

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Ravi Agrawal, Sylvie Kauffmann, and Giles Whittell join Carla Anne Robbins to discuss the week's top news stories.

Illustration shows natural gas pipeline in front of word EU and Russia flag colours
Reuters

World Review: Ukraine's EU Bid, Shangri-La Dialogue, and Biden’s Visit to Saudi Arabia

PAST EVENT VIDEO
World Review

Nirmal Ghosh, Kim Ghattas, and Stefan Kornelius join Carla Anne Robbins to discuss the week's top news stories.

Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, French President Emmanuel Macron and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis meet together in Kviv on June 16, 2022.
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

NATO Declares Russia "Most Significant and Direct Threat" to Peace

In the News
CBC
Ivo H. Daalder

NATO welcomed Finland and Sweden, marking “a very good day for those who care about freedom and democracy in Europe," says Ivo Daalder on CBC.

Screenshot of Ivo Daalder and Suhana Meharchand on CBC,
US Foreign Policy

In Madrid, NATO Must Focus on the Long Term

In the News
Politico
Ivo H. Daalder

As NATO meets in Madrid, Ivo Daalder stresses that they must focus on the long term and include "all those in Europe who stand for freedom and democracy."

NATO  Spokesperson, Oana Lungescu, Swedish PM Magdalena Andersson, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speak at a NATO conference.
NATO (Flickr)
Defense and Security

Research

Memo on an "Economic Article 5" to Counter Authoritarian Coercion

RESEARCH
Policy Brief by Coauthors

The world's democracies need a way to fight back against coercive economic actions by authoritarian governments, argue Ivo Daalder and Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

Shipping containers seen from the sky.
iStock
Global Economy, Trade and Business

How Economic Sanctions Are Used in US Foreign Policy

RESEARCH
Working Paper by Ethan Kessler

What are economic sanctions? How are they used in US foreign policy? And what should future policymakers consider before employing them?

"Sanctions" on board game letters in front of Russian and American flag
Reuters
US Foreign Policy

Experts

Daniel W. Drezner 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy
Council expert Daniel W. Drezner