All eyes are on Europe this week, where G7 leaders, having met in Bavaria at the weekend, are now headed to Madrid for the NATO Summit. It will be the alliance’s most significant gathering in decades thanks to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and its threat to the international order. We are likely to see announcements of a gold boycott (gold is a hard currency earner for Moscow) and an oil price ceiling by the West. But the biggest takeaway, says Ian Bremmer, is just how aligned these countries remain on supporting Ukraine and punishing Russia.
Watch Ian’s QuickTake here.