Assessing the NATO Summit, With Ivo H. Daalder

Ivo H. Daalder, the chief executive of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and former U.S. ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the decisions reached at the NATO summit in Vilnius, Lithuania. 

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  • James M. Lindsay
    Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair

Ester Fang - Associate Podcast Producer

Gabrielle Sierra - Editorial Director and Producer

Episode Guests
  • Ivo H. Daalder
    President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Show Notes

Mentioned on the Podcast


Ivo H. Daalder, “How to Ensure a Strong, Independent Ukraine,” Politico


Ivo H. Daalder, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, and Stefano Stefanini, “Ex-NATO Leaders: Alliance Must Invite Ukraine in Next Year,” Semafor


Ivo H. Daalder and James M. Lindsay, “The West Holds Firm,” Foreign Affairs


Ivo H. Daalder and James M. Lindsay, “Why Putin Underestimated the West,” Foreign Affairs


Maggie Haberman, Charlie Savage, and Jonathan Swan, “Trump and Allies Forge Plans to Increase Presidential Power in 2025,” New York Times


Vilnius Summit Communiqué,” North Atlantic Treaty Organization


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