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Planned flotilla from Turkey to Gaza could spark a new crisis

Rich Goldberg, a senior advisor at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies with a deep expertise in sanctions policy who previously served on the White House NSC, joins Thanos Davelis to look at why we need to be paying attention to this new flotilla set to depart Turkey for Gaza, which has the potential to spark a diplomatic crisis.

Ukraine Under Attack: Russian Drones Strike, Power Plant Decimated

Russia has launched a series of attacks on targets within Ukraine, employing 17 drones and an Kh-59 missile, according to reports emerging from the region. The strikes, directed from Crimea, have inflicted significant damage, including a devastating fire at an energy infrastructure facility in the Dnipropetrovsk region.

Qualified majority in EU for foreign policy issues

Poland's Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski says his country is in favor of the European Union adopting qualified majority voting when making decisions on certain foreign policy matters. Concerning the war in Ukraine, he notes that both sides are exhausted and that countries need to increase their support toward Kyiv.

Biden Calls for Gaza Ceasefire Amidst Criticism of Netanyahu's Approach

US President Joe Biden has urged Israel to unilaterally call for a 6- to 8-week ceasefire in Gaza, criticizing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's approach as a "mistake." This follows Biden's recent public pressure on Israel's conduct during the conflict, particularly after the deaths of seven aid workers in an airstrike.