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Jordan Drone Strike, US-China Relations, Farmer Protests in Europe

Ravi Agrawal, Susan Glasser, and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
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About This Episode

President Biden vowed to retaliate after a drone strike in Jordan killed three U.S. soldiers but does not want to seek a wider war in the region. U.S. and China held talks in Thailand stabilizing relations between the two countries as a sense of crisis fades. Farmer protests are spreading across Europe over rising costs, unfair competition, and subsidy costs. With several upcoming European elections approaching Ravi Agrawal, Susan Glasser, and Giles Whittell join the Council’s Ivo Daalder to discuss what this means for the future of climate polices and more on this week’s 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.
Staff Writer and Columnist, New Yorker
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Susan Glasser is a staff writer for The New Yorker and was a founding editor of POLITICO Magazine, where she also served as POLITICO's chief international affairs columnist and host of the podcast "The Global Politico." She's also a global affairs analyst for CNN.
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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
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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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