When Russia started its navy invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, it marked the beginning of the largest conflict in Europe since World War II. The reverberations are being felt internationally. Global meals and power costs shot up, sending inflation to ranges unseen in many years. NATO nations joined collectively in a uncommon collective effort, looking for to assist Ukraine, whereas China drew nearer to Russia. Military spending throughout Europe rose, and the conflict rapidly turned an element in home politics in nations like France and the United States.
Does the battle in Ukraine sign the start of a brand new Cold War? Will it speed up the decline of globalization and erode the interdependence of economies? How will it have an effect on nations removed from the preventing, like China, which has made no secret of its eventual aim of bringing Taiwan underneath its governance?
Join us on May 2 as we discover these questions in a digital occasion with Tony Blair, the previous British prime minister.
One of Britain’s most profitable politicians, Mr. Blair led his Labour Party to a landslide election victory in 1997 and received two extra normal elections after that. As prime minister, he supported navy interventions in Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. After stepping down in 2007, he turned a Middle East envoy and arrange a basis, the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change.
Peter Baker of The New York Times will lead a wide-ranging dialog with Mr. Blair and take your questions concerning the long-term affect of Russia’s conflict in Ukraine.