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Goodbye to Truss, Hello (Again) to Xi, Iran Protests Persist

Steve Erlanger, Nirmal Ghosh, and Nahal Toosi join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
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About This Episode

All eyes are on Europe as Liz Truss steps down, begging the question: what does this mean for the future of Britain? Meanwhile, China’s Party Congress continues, with plans to cement Xi Jinping’s third term this weekend. Finally, protest movements persist within Iran despite institutional forces rallying hard against them. Steve Erlanger, Nirmal Ghosh, and Nahal Toosi join Council President Ivo Daalder to discuss on World Review.

About the Panelists
Chief Diplomatic Correspondent in Europe, The New York Times
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Based out of Brussels, Belgium Steven Erlanger is the Chief Diplomatic Correspondent in Europe for The New York Times. He's been reporting for the Times since 1987.
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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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Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, POLITICO
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Nahal Toosi joined POLITICO from The Associated Press, where she reported from/served as an editor in New York, Islamabad, Kabul, and London. She was one of the first foreign correspondents to reach Pakistan after the killing of Osama bin Laden and was a finalist for the 2019 National Magazine Award in reporting for her story on the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh and Myanmar.
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President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
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Ivo H. Daalder served as the US ambassador to NATO from 2009 to 2013 prior to becoming President of the Council. 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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