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World Review: How 9/11 Shaped Our World

Susan Glasser, Ryan Heath, and Ed Luce join Ivo Daalder to discuss what went wrong and what went right for US foreign policy after the September 11 attacks.
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About This Episode 

To recognize the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Susan Glasser, Ryan Heath, and Ed Luce join Council President Ivo Daalder to discuss what we’ve learned, what worked, what didn’t, and why it matters. They describe their personal experiences during the day, look at the legacy of US choices after the attack, and examine the potential for positive effects on American society and policy in the wake of the tragedy.  

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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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Host, Global Insider, POLITICO
Ryan Heath is the host of Global Insider, POLITICO’s global newsletter and podcast, and previously authored POLITICO’s U.N. Playbook, Brussels Playbook, and Davos Playbook. He also moderated the first presidential debate of the 2019 EU election, as part of a five-year stint in POLITICO’s European leadership team.
US National Editor, Financial Times
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Edward Luce is the Financial Times' chief US commentator and columnist based in Washington, D.C. Prior to that role, he was the Financial Times' Washington bureau chief and South Asia bureau chief based in New Delhi.
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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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