Iran Nuclear Talks Resume, Germany’s Ukraine Diplomacy, and More

Iran nuclear talks resume in Vienna, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz visits Kyiv and Moscow, and some countries start to loosen COVID-19 restrictions.

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

Show Notes

Iran nuclear talks resume in Vienna, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz visits Kyiv and Moscow, and some countries start to loosen COVID-19 restrictions.

 

Articles and Statements Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Thomas Bollyky et al., “Pandemic preparedness and COVID-19,” The Lancet, February 1, 2022

 

Claire Felter, “The World Still Hasn’t Agreed on a Pandemic Playbook,” CFR.org, February 4, 2022

 

Senator Ted Cruz’s letter on Iran nuclear deal [PDF], February 7, 2022

 

Podcasts Mentioned

 

Ian Johnson, “China’s Domestic Challenges,” The President’s Inbox, February 8, 2022

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