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Commentary | 8 March 2024

The Women Leaders podcast: Back and big – Geopolitics with Rose Gottemoeller, an IWD special

Women Leaders is back! The podcast that showcases women experts returns, in our new home at the European Leadership Network (ELN).

To mark the move, and International Women’s Day (IWD), we welcome back Rose Gottemoeller, former Deputy Secretary General of NATO, to discuss the state of the world.

From Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine to the disruption in the Middle East, from Russian autocracy to US politics, this episode is the definitive grand sweep of global geopolitics. The (dire) state of democracy, competitiveness in defence industries, and economic challenges — these and many other issues come to light in discussion with host and Senior Associate Fellow at the European Leadership Network, Ilana Bet-El. And as a bonus for IWD, find out who are Women of Mass Destruction — and what may be too pink!

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Recorded on 4 March 2024

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The opinions articulated above represent the views of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the European Leadership Network or all of its members. The ELN’s aim is to encourage debates that will help develop Europe’s capacity to address the pressing foreign, defence, and security policy challenges of our time.

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