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EU Politics and NATO at 75

Matt Kaminski, Sylvie Kauffmann, and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
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About This Episode

As the UK and French snap elections loom, Matt Kaminski, Sylvie Kauffmann, and Giles Whittell join the Council’s Ivo Daalder to discuss the impact and implications of these elections on Europe, the West, and the world at large. Then, looking ahead at NATO’s 75th anniversary and what we can expect at the upcoming NATO Summit.

About the Panelists
Editor-at-Large, POLITICO
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Matt Kaminski is the cofounder of Politico Europe and former editor in chief in Washington. He’s now writing a column on global affairs for POLITICO.
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Editorial Director & Columnist, Le Monde
Sylvie Kauffmann
Sylvie Kauffmann is editorial director and columnist at the French newspaper Le Monde.
Sylvie Kauffmann
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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