World Review: China's Economic Trouble, Allies Shift on Ukraine, and Germany's Energy U-Turn
VIDEO SERIES World Review with Ivo Daalder
Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Stefan Kornelius, and Peter Spiegel join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
About This Episode
After grim economic predictions for China's GDP growth, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Stefan Kornelius, and Peter Spiegel join World Review with Ivo Daalder to recap how COVID-19 lockdowns are affecting domestic politics and the global economy. Then, the West shifts the approach to help Ukraine defeat Russia and Germany U-turns on arms and energy.
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About the Panelists
China Reporter, Axios
Before joining Axios, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian served as the lead reporter for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists' China Cables project, a major leak of classified Chinese government documents revealing the inner workings of mass internment camps in Xinjiang. Previously, she worked at Foreign Policy magazine and the Daily Beast.
Political Editor, Süddeutsche Zeitung
Stefan Kornelius has spent over 20 years at Süddeutsche Zeitung. Throughout his career, he has covered Germany's Christian Democratic Party, the chancellorship of Helmut Kohl, and defense issues in Europe. His biography of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, entitled “Angela Merkel, the Chancellor and her World,” has been translated into 13 languages.
US Managing Editor, Financial Times
Peter Spiegel is currently the US managing editor of the Financial Times. Prior to that, he worked at the Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal.
President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
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 10 books.