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Ex-UK Foreign Secretary Miliband Says a Retreating West Led to Russia’s War

Now president of the International Rescue Committee, he warns of dire consequences for all refugees because of Vladimir Putin’s attack on Ukraine. 

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“Emma Barnett meets...”: International Rescue Committee President David Miliband says a retreat by Western powers opened the door to Russia’s war on Ukraine.

On this episode of “Emma Barnett meets…,” Emma Barnett interviews David Miliband, the president of the International Rescue Committee and former UK Foreign Secretary. They discuss the challenges faced by displaced persons across the globe, the impact of the Ukrainian refugee crisis on other victims of conflict and the future of the British Labour Party. (Interview recorded on June 21, 2022.)