Virtual World Review: Ukraine’s Defense, Russian Oil Ban, and Leveraging China -- Chicago Council on Global Affairs

About This Edition

As crushing Western sanctions take their toll on Russia and the global economy, Jamil Anderlini, Stefan Kornelius, and Nahal Toosi join World Review with Ivo Daalder to cover the latest headlines. They unpack public pressure to increase support for Ukraine, Germany’s stark foreign policy shift, whether the West can leverage China, and what the exit strategy for each side could look like in the days ahead.  

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About the Speakers

Jamil Anderlini 

Editor-in-Chief, POLITICO Europe

Jamil Anderlini is POLITICO Europe’s Editor-in-Chief, a role in which he is responsible for the publication’s journalistic coverage, editorial strategy, and managing operations for the 100-person-strong European newsroom. An award-winning journalist, editor and published author whose expertise lies in global politics, policy, and economics, he joined POLITICO Europe from the Financial Times where he spent six years as Asia Editor, Assistant Editor, and member of the Editorial Board, overseeing all editorial coverage and strategy throughout Asia.


Stefan Kornelius 

Head of Politics, Süddeutsche Zeitung

Stefan Kornelius has spent over 20 years at Süddeutsche Zeitung. Throughout his career, he has covered Germany's Christian Democratic Party, the chancellorship of Helmut Kohl, and defense issues in Europe. His biography of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, entitled “Angela Merkel, the Chancellor and her World,” has been translated into 13 languages.

Nahal Toosi 

Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, POLITICO

Nahal Toosi joined POLITICO from The Associated Press, where she reported from/served as an editor in New York, Islamabad, Kabul, and London. She was one of the first foreign correspondents to reach Pakistan after the killing of Osama bin Laden and was a finalist for the 2019 National Magazine Award in reporting for her story on the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh and Myanmar.


Ivo H. Daalder 

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 ten books.