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Protests in China, EU Oil Embargo, and Macron's State Visit

Ravi Agrawal, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
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About This Episode

How far will Xi Jinping go in cracking down on the demonstrations against China's zero-COVID policy, and is reversing his previous stance even on the table? Meanwhile, the EU attempts to impose a price cap on Russian oil while Chevron resumes petroleum extraction in Venezuela. And Emmanuel Macron's US state visit is overshadowed by NATO trade tensions. Ivo Daalder discusses the details with Ravi Agrawal, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, and Giles Whittell on World Review

About the Panelists
Ravi Agrawal
Editor in Chief, Foreign Policy
Ravi Agrawal is editor in chief of Foreign Policy. Prior to joining FP, Agrawal worked at CNN for more than a decade in full-time roles spanning three continents, including as the network’s New Delhi bureau chief and correspondent.
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.
World Affairs Editor, Tortoise Media
Giles Whittell is an English author and journalist who has worked for the London Times as a correspondent in LA, Moscow, and Washington. He was the Times' chief leader-writer for three years before joining Tortoise Media in 2018.
CEO, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Headshot of Ivo H. Daalder
Ivo H. Daalder served as the US ambassador to NATO from 2009 to 2013. He joined the Council as president in 2013 and took on the new role of CEO in 2023. 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.
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