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

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. Play Video
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About This Episode

Kim Ghattas, Nirmal Ghosh, and Stefan Kornelius join guest host Carla Robbins to discuss the US-China relations dominating the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. Then, what to expect from President Biden's July visit to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Ukraine's EU candidacy, and global reactions to the January 6 hearings.

About the Panelists
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 Bureau Chief, The Straits Times
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Nirmal Ghosh is the US Bureau Chief for The Straits Times. His reporting covers politics, elections, conflict and coups d’etat, natural disasters, and social and environmental issues across a dozen Asian countries.
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Nonresident Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
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After twenty years as a BBC journalist, Kim Ghattas is currently a nonresident senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and a contributing writer for the Atlantic. She has been published in the Daily Beast, Time, and the Washington Post, and she regularly speaks on Middle East issues and American foreign policy.
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Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
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Before joining CFR, Carla Anne Robbins was the deputy editorial page editor of The New York Times and chief diplomatic correspondent of the Wall Street Journal. She is also faculty director of the MIA program at Baruch College's Marxe School.
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