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Headlines to Watch in 2024

Susan Glasser, Stefan Kornelius, and Peter Spiegel join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
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About This Episode

Major foreign policy issues continue to unfold around the world, from the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war to Israel's war with Hamas. More than 60 countries head to the polls this year, including Taiwan, which the U.S. and China are following closely. Plus, populism is on the rise globally. Susan Glasser, Stefan Kornelius, and Peter Spiegel join the Councils' Ivo Daalder to discuss stories that will dominate the headlines in 2024.

About the Panelists
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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Political Editor, Süddeutsche Zeitung
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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.
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US Managing Editor, Financial Times
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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.
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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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