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Lessons from US midterm primaries in Georgia, Texas, and Alabama

What happened in Tuesday's primaries? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his perspective.

A different Davos amid geopolitical conflicts and security issues

What are the topics and discussions going on in Davos, this year? Carl Bildt, former prime minister of Sweden shares his view from the 2022 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Ukraine war dominates Davos discussions

Is the Russia-Ukraine war dominating the conversation in Davos? Are tensions between China and the United States escalating with Biden's recent pledge to defend Taiwan militarily? How will Australia's new prime minister reshape its politics? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on World In :60 from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Don't expect US gun reform: Americans tolerate gun violence

Will the Buffalo shooting finally lead to gun reform in the United States? Is North Korea on the brink of a COVID-19 catastrophe? What is "The Power of Crisis"? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on World In :60.

Finland and Sweden NATO bid faces problems with Turkey’s Erdogan

Will Sweden and Finland join NATO? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective on European politics from Nuuk, Greenland.

After the Buffalo shooting: gun violence and US polarization

How is Washington responding to the Buffalo shooting? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his perspective.

Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s win, corruption and kleptocracy in the Philippines

With Marcos Jr. about to win the presidency, how will his leadership change the Philippines? Sri Lanka's prime minister resigned. Will its president be next? Is Sinn Féin's victory a sign that a united Ireland is closer? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on World In :60.

EU and India restart relationship and trade negotiations

What was the significance of Indian Prime Minister Modi's tour in Europe? Will Finland and Sweden join NATO? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from London.

SCOTUS leak on abortion decision: impacts midterms and beyond

What does the abortion ruling mean for US politics? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his perspective.

Macron's reelection and the future of France

What's the number one challenge for President Macron now, when he's been reelected? Is Europe seeking a deeper engagement with India in this particular situation? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from New Delhi, India.

Elon Musk to buy Twitter: will misinformation thrive?

Why will Elon Musk be in a political hotspot if he buys Twitter? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his perspective.

US ends federal mask mandate; COVID protection is personal responsibility

What are the implications of the end of the federal mask mandate? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his perspective.

Russia escalates in Donbas in push to take eastern Ukraine

As Russia is launching a new phase of war, will eastern Ukraine fall? What is the West's last resort if the war further escalates? With US airlines dropping mask requirements for passengers, is this a bold move? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on World In :60.

Russians committing "massive war crimes" in Ukraine

Has Russia committed genocide in Ukraine? Are there any prospects for peace? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Santa Monica, California.

No optimism after Austrian leader’s meeting with Putin on Ukraine

After Austrian Chancellor Nehammer's meeting with Putin, will more peace talks become possible? Is Shanghai's lockdown a humanitarian crisis? With the US inflation rate rising to 8.5%, what will happen if imposing further sanctions against Russia? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on World In :60.

France's presidential election tightening as first round begins

What's happening with the sanctions and help to Ukraine? What about the French presidential elections? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Delphi, Greece.

Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed, but GOP will dominate SCOTUS for years

What does the confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson mean for the US? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his perspective.

Russian war crimes push West to escalate sanctions and Ukraine support

With evidence of Russian war crimes in Ukraine mounting, how will the West respond? Is Imran Khan done in Pakistan? Is Elon Musk joining the Twitter board good or bad news for free speech? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on World In :60.

EU-China summit affected by Ukraine war

How will the Ukraine war affect the EU-China summit? What's going to happen in the Hungarian election? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective.

Meta's moves to malign TikTok reveal common dirty lobbying practices

Meta reportedly hired a GOP firm to malign TikTok. How dangerous is this move to the public? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses dirty lobbying practices by the biggest tech companies.

End of globalization for Russia

Who poisoned Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich? Does Russia's invasion of Ukraine mark the end of globalization? Will Shanghai's lockdown begin to shift China away from its zero-COVID policy? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on World In :60.

EU/NATO summits intensify support for Ukraine

Is European support for Ukraine holding up? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective.

SCOTUS confirmation hearings no longer serve a purpose

Have the Supreme Court hearings lost their purpose? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his perspective.

Biden's Europe trip to show strengthened alliance against Russia

What do you expect to come from Biden's trip to Europe? Why was Putin critic, Alexei Navalny, sentenced to nine more years in prison? Will China's worst passenger jet crash in years derail President Xi's re-election? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on World In :60.

European support for Ukraine remains strong ahead of Biden's visit

Is European support for Ukraine holding up? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective.

Watching Russia: cyber threats & disinformation

How likely will Russia launch a sweeping cyberattack on the West? With disinformation becoming a weapon in the war, how can individuals better protect themselves? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses the tech related aspects in the Russia's war in Ukraine.

Zelensky plea for additional Ukraine support puts US in a bind

What will the US do next to support Ukraine and its war against Russia? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his perspective.

Eastern European leaders visit Kyiv in unprecedented show of support

With three European leaders visiting Kyiv on Tuesday, does this signify a stronger EU-Ukrainian alliance? Are Western sanctions against Russia working? With cases surging, got to talk about COVID, is China's zero-COVID policy a complete failure? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on World In :60.

EU fast-tracks Ukraine membership application

What happened to Ukraine's application for EU membership? What can we do to support better Ukraine, militarily? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective.

Rising gas prices will test US resolve on Russian sanctions

Today, Biden announced a ban on Russian oil imports. What will this mean for Americans in the near-term? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his perspective.

US ban on Russian oil imports not coordinated with NATO allies

What are the ramifications of the US ban on Russian oil imports? Are there any surprises on Russia's released list of unfriendly countries? Also, is President Xi facing a hard wartime choice for China? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on World In :60.

Limiting Putin's propaganda: Big tech & the Russia-Ukraine war

How is the Russia-Ukraine war testing the role of Big Tech? What is social media's role in the Russia-Ukraine war? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses the role of Big Tech and social media in the Russia-Ukraine war.

Biden's State of the Union address: 3 takeaways

Three takeaways from last night's State of the Union address. Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his perspective.

Kyiv likely to fall as Russians escalate war on Ukraine

As Russian troops approach Kyiv, what will happen if it falls? How has the West reacted to Lavrov's UN speech? Will Taiwan be the next Ukraine? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on World In :60.

How Biden’s handling of Russia-Ukraine war is viewed in US

How is the Russia-Ukraine war further polarizing US politics? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his perspective.

Cyber warfare & disinformation play key role in Russia Ukraine conflict

What is the risk that hackers at war in Eastern Europe could wind up, intentionally or not, wreaking havoc in the West or beyond?Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses the Ukraine conflict from the cybersecurity perspective.

Putin invasion of Ukraine: Worst outbreak of war since 1939

Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe on the Russian invasion of Ukraine: The worst has come to happen. The Putin invasion of Ukraine that we now see unfolding is the worst outbreak of war that we've had since Hitler invaded Poland in September of 1939.

European & US leaders resolute as threat of Ukraine war grows

Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, is joined by Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media, to provide perspective on the Ukraine crisis at the Munich Security Conference.

Constant Russian attacks on Ukraine in cyberspace

What is cyber's role in the Russia-Ukraine crisis? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Major escalation this week

NATO is concerned that at this time next week, there could be direct military confrontation with Russia. Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on World In :60.

Russia/Ukraine: Putin has created a "massively dangerous situation"

Will there be war in Ukraine? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Dnipro, Eastern Ukraine as Russian forces loom and threaten invasion.

Ukraine: Biggest foreign policy test for the Biden administration

How has Biden's response to the Ukraine crisis been so far? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his perspective.

Minsk agreement a path to resolving Ukraine crisis

What's happening with the dispute with Russia? Who's going to fill the leadership vacuum in Europe? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe this week from Stockholm.

NFTs: Hype, mainstream growth - & implications

How wild is the NFT art world? And are there any loopholes behind the trend? How will NFTs reshape our ways of living? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Signs of Russian climbdown following Macron-Putin meeting

How did the Macron-Putin meeting go? What is going on with the Canadian truckers' protest? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on World In :60.

US pushes back on EU's proposed laws impacting US tech companies

The US is suddenly taking notice of the EU's proposed tech laws, that could impact US tech companies.

Biden deploys US troops to Eastern Europe as a deterrent

Does Biden's decision to send troops to Eastern Europe signal that he expects a military conflict in Ukraine? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares his perspective.

Beijing's struggle to keep the Olympics COVID free

COVID-19 positive cases leading up to the Beijing Olympics, a proposed defense pact between Ukraine, Poland, and the UK, and the Joe Rogan/Spotify scandal -- Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on World In :60.

Europe and US plan harsh measures if Russia takes action against Ukraine

Are Europe and the US really aligned when it comes to reckoning what the Russians might be up to towards Ukraine? Are we aligned across the Atlantic? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe this week from Brussels.

Europe and the US can’t agree on how to regulate Big Tech

Will Democrats and Republicans finally agree on how to regulate Big Tech?

Biden’s SCOTUS pick to replace Breyer must appeal to Senate Democrats

What does Stephen Breyer's retirement mean for President Biden? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, discusses how Biden and the Democrats will likely handle the Supreme Court nomination process.

Russia's actions towards Ukraine are strengthening NATO

How will Russian escalation of Ukraine strengthen NATO? Is omicron the end of the COVID-19 nightmare? What's happening in Burkina Faso and in the region? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

Security flaws in China’s My2022 Olympics app could allow surveillance

Does the Beijing 2022 Olympics app have security flaws? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Voting reform bill will likely be blocked, but still a key issue for Democrats

What is the status on the Democrats voting bill? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, discusses US politics.

Boris Johnson's days are numbered as UK PM; Blinken, Biden, Putin & Ukraine

Will Boris Johnson resign as UK prime minister? Will US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's visit to Ukraine lead to progress? What do we know about Tonga's volcano eruption? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

No progress after US/NATO-Russia talks, Boris Johnson in trouble

Was progress made in the US-Russia talks over Ukraine?. After a slew of political sandals, including the revelation of the BYOB party, will British voters stand by PM Johnson? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective this week from Kiev, Ukraine.

Boris Johnson losing support of UK citizens and his own party

Is Boris Johnson's tenure as prime minister of the UK on the ropes? As COVID fatigue sets in, where is the world in its mission to return to normalcy? With China's zero-COVID policy, what's the outlook for the Winter Olympics? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week on Boris Johnson's tenure, COVID-19 fatigue, and China's zero-COVID policy and the Winter Olympics.

Biden administration's COVID response likely to impact midterms

How is the Biden administration's response to omicron? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, discusses the Biden administration's response to the omicron variant.

Tech companies' role in the spread of COVID-19 misinformation

Why is misinformation about the COVID-19 test spreading so fast across social media platforms? How does the pandemic itself impact these dynamics? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Kazakhstan unrest could affect Putin's view on Ukraine

What's happening in Kazakhstan? What does the French presidency of the European Union mean? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

How tech was used to harm democracy on January 6

What is the tech legacy of the first anniversary of the January 6th storming of the Capitol? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

One year since Jan. 6 insurrection; why Trump endorsed Viktor Orbán

A year later, what should we call the Jan. 6? A coup attempt? A riot? An insurrection? Domestic terrorism? Why is Trump endorsing Viktor Orban? Vaccine skeptic, Novak Djokovic was granted a medical exemption to compete in the Australian Open. Does this set a bad precedent? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

EU 2022: COVID waves, Russia & Ukraine, and French presidential elections

Another year of the pandemic has passed. Europe is in a new COVID wave, and that is dominating politics in many countries. But as we are looking ahead towards 2022, what does Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, see? He shares his perspective from Europe.

Can political leadership prevent cyberattacks in 2022?

What are the positive changes in 2022 that we might expect to see in the cyber world? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

US in 2022: Smarter social media, more housing & living with COVID

What changes would put the US on a positive path for 2022? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, discusses social media, US housing market, and learning to live with COVID-19.

Biggest cybersecurity threat to watch in 2022

What do you foresee to be the biggest cyber threat and crisis for the year 2022? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Top five US political moments of 2021

What were the biggest US political moments in the year of 2021 and how did those moments lead us to where they are right now?Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, discusses the latest in US politics.

Why this COVID surge is different than 2020; behind Putin's threats

With Omicron cases increasing, is December 2021 really any different than December 2020? Why is Putin threatening a military response to NATO? With Chile electing its youngest president ever, what's next for the country? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

Voting reform bill stalls in Congress, frustrating Democrats

What is the outlook for a voting reform bill passing Congress? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, discusses the latest in US politics.

Spyware concerns prompt US Congress to move toward sanctions

After years of inaction from lawmakers, there are now louder and louder calls in Congress for sanctions of spyware companies. Even those from Israel, which is remarkable because it has a strong surveillance industry, but also has been a strong ally for the United States. What is on US lawmakers' sanction list? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Russia makes unrealistic proposals as Ukraine buildup continues

What does Russia really want with this diplomatic and military offensive? Is Boris Johnson threatened in his position as prime minister in the UK? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Elon Musk, Time Person of the Year? Naftali Bennett visits UAE

Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week with a look at Naftali Bennett's first official visit to the UAE, China's response to recent US sanctions, and Elon Musk's chances at Time Person of the Year.

Biden's Summit for Democracy gets slow start on tech concerns

What is the goal of the Summit for Democracy? What were the outcomes of the summit? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Biden & Putin will continue Ukraine talks; Germany’s new chancellor

What came out of the video conference between Presidents Biden and Putin? Is Germany's new chancellor Olaf Scholz going to fill the power vacuum in Europe? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe:

Biden and Putin hold virtual meeting as US-Russia tensions increase

Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week with a look at Biden and Putin's talk, the US boycott of the Beijing Olympics, and the omicron variant.

EU battles delta variant with omicron next; Sweden government turmoil

How is Europe dealing with new omicron version of the pandemic? Second question. What's the turmoil in Sweden about governance? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

EU's proposed DSA and DMA laws would broadly regulate digital economy

Ministers of EU member states agree on new rules set forth by DSA and DMA, although not yet law. Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, Democrats will fight at the state level

What is happening to Roe v. Wade? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares insights on US politics.

Omicron variant unlikely to lead to lockdowns by governments

Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week with a look at the omicron variant, the Honduras presidential election, and the pros and cons of getting stuck in a UK pub for three days in a snowstorm.

Facebook metaverse launch leads other Big Tech firms to focus on AR/VR

What is Facebook planning with the metaverse? What have responses been to the metaverse, which Mark Zuckerberg announced? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Biden sticks with Powell as Fed Chair amid rising inflation

Why did President Biden renominate Jerome "Jay" Powell to be the chairman of the Fed, and who's his No.2, Lael Brainard? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares insights on US politics.

Peng Shuai, China's tennis star, appears safe but questions remain

Why has China silenced its famous tennis player, Peng Shuai? What's the deal with the planned "Bitcoin City" in El Salvador? What should Americans be thankful for this Thanksgiving? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

Concerns increase over Russian military activity near Ukraine

What are the Russians up to with Ukraine? Why are there anti-vaccination protests in several European countries? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Europe can show solidarity with Ukraine despite depending on Russian gas

Can Europe have solidarity with Ukraine while also being dependent on Russian gas? How is Europe managing the new COVID wave? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Biden-Xi virtual summit shows breakthroughs in US-China relationship

How was your return to international travel? Were there any breakthroughs at Biden & Xi's virtual summit? What do you think of US Secretary of State Blinken suggesting that Belarus migrant crisis is an attempt to distract from Russia's increased troop presence near Ukraine? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

What's next for infrastructure and Biden's Build Back Better plan?

Now that President Biden has signed the bipartisan infrastructure bill, what's next for infrastructure? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares insights on US politics.

Biden's vaccine mandates caught in a growing culture war

What is happening with Biden's COVID vaccine mandates? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, gives perspective.

Belarus president exploiting migrants to pressure EU on sanctions

What's the nature of the migration crisis between Belarus and Poland? What's going to be the effect of Vice President Kamala Harris' visit to Paris? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Record US inflation levels worsen Americans' view of the economy

US inflation hits its highest level in three decades. How will the Biden administration be impacted? What's happening on the Poland-Belarus border? What's the draft deal of the COP26 climate agreement? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

Amazon satellites and Project Kuiper: next steps in Big Tech space race

Amazon is to launch its first two internet satellites in 2022. Is Big Tech leading the new space race? Is Amazon the only tech giant pushing the space frontier? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Why CIA director Bill Burns visited Moscow; COP26 limited results

What was the CIA director doing in Moscow the other day? What's the nature of the different agreements that are concluded at the COP26 deliberations in Glasgow? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Republican 2021 election wins

What was the warning to Democrats in this week's governor's races? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, discusses the results of the US election on November 2.

Leaders at COP26 pledge to end deforestation by 2030; US election day bets

World leaders are pledging to end deforestation by 2030. What are the updates on COP26? How are the elections going in the United States? China urges families to stock up on food for winter months. How long can China's "zero COVID" policy last? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

Education clashes take center stage in Virginia governor's race

What's going on with the Virginia governor's race? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares insights on US politics.

G-20 summit to focus on COVID-19 as Eastern Europe faces a new surge

What is happening with COVID in Europe? What's up at the G-20 Summit in Rome this weekend? Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden, shares his perspective from Europe.

Russian hackers target US tech companies with little accountability

Has Russian behavior in cyber changed after President Biden and President Putin's meeting earlier this year? What about US companies being targeted by attackers from Russia? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.

Democrats scramble for ideas to finance $2T spending bill

How are Democrats going to finance their $2 trillion spending bill? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares insights on US politics.

Aid to Sudan suspended over military coup; China's bid to join CPTPP

What's happening in Sudan since the military seized power in a coup? Following China's application to join the TPP, what does it mean for the agreement and how does it influence the United States? Is Brexit still a mess in Europe? Ian Bremmer shares his insights on global politics this week.

Virginia’s governor race tests Democrats ahead of 2022 midterms

Why should all eyes be on the Virginia suburbs? Jon Lieber, head of Eurasia Group's coverage of political and policy developments in Washington, shares insights on US politics.

Do cryptocurrencies undermine US sanctions?

Do cryptocurrencies make it harder to enforce foreign policy sanctions? Didn't the Biden administration recently sanction a cryptocurrency exchange itself? Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director at Stanford's Cyber Policy Center, Eurasia Group senior advisor and former MEP, discusses trends in big tech, privacy protection and cyberspace.