French Backlash and Netanyahu Takes a Pause
VIDEO SERIES World Review with Ivo Daalder
Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Roger Cohen, Bobby Ghosh, Anton La Guardia join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
About This Episode
Clashes continue in France over pension reform, raising pressure on Macron. Meanwhile, Netanyahu pauses judicial reform after public outcry for sacking his defense minister. Plus, Xi Jinping met with Putin for two days of joint criticism of the West and Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen arrives stateside. Council President Ivo Daalder examines these issues with Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, Roger Cohen, Bobby Ghosh, and Anton La Guardia on World Review.
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About the Panelists
China Reporter, Axios
Before joining Axios, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian served as the lead reporter for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists' China Cables project, a major leak of classified Chinese government documents revealing the inner workings of mass internment camps in Xinjiang. Previously, she worked at Foreign Policy magazine and the Daily Beast.
Paris Bureau Chief, The New York Times
Roger Cohen joined The New York Times in 1990. He was a foreign correspondent for more than a decade before becoming acting foreign editor on Sept. 11, 2001, and foreign editor six months later.
Columnist and Editor, Bloomberg Opinion
Bobby Ghosh writes about geopolitics with a special focus on the Middle East and Africa. In a journalism career spanning more than three decades, Ghosh has worked in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States for publications like Time Magazine, the Far Eastern Economic Review, and now Bloomberg.
Diplomatic Editor, The Economist
Anton La Guardia is the diplomatic editor of The Economist, based in Washington, DC. Prior to this role, he was the digital editor, deputy foreign editor and Middle East and Africa editor
President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
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.