Council on Foreign Relations: The World Next Week Podcast
The World Next Week: Special Edition: UN General Assembly09/18/14
In this special edition, CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon and Stewart Patrick, CFR's director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program, preview the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly: world leaders attend the...
The World Next Week: September 11, 2014
The president of Ukraine travels to the White House; Scotland prepares for a referendum on independence; and Sierra Leone enacts a curfew due to Ebola.
The World Next Week: September 4, 2014
U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice visits China; the U.S. marks the anniversary of 9/11; and Congress returns from summer recess.
The World Next Week: August 28, 2014
U.S. President Obama travels to Estonia on his way to the NATO summit; Afghanistan's presidential recount vote hits uncharted waters; and the United States assumes the presidency of the UN Security Council.
The World Next Week: August 21, 2014
Presidents from Russia and Ukraine attend talks in Minsk; Iran reaches the deadline for providing information on its nuclear program; and Recep Tayyip Erdogan takes office as Turkey's new president.
The World Next Week: August 14, 2014
The U.S. evaluates response in Iraq; the UN debates the conflict in Sudan and South Sudan; and a Russian humanitarian convoy approaches Ukraine.
The World Next Week: August 7, 2014
Turkey holds presidential elections; the fortieth anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation is marked; and Russian president Vladimir Putin goes to Crimea.
The World Next Week: July 31, 2014
French and German presidents mark the anniversary of World War I; U.S. and African leaders hold a summit in Washington D.C.; and U.S. President Barack Obama turns 53.
The World Next Week: July 24, 2014
The U.S. Congress prepares to act on the child migration crisis; the investigation of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 continues; and the UN Security Council discusses Syria.
The World Next Week: July 17, 2014
Tensions in Gaza escalate; world powers and Iran reach nuclear talk deadline; and Indonesian presidential election results are released.
The World Next Week: July 10, 2014
Israel and Hamas face mounting tension; Chinese president Xi Jinping tours Latin America; and Twitter turns eight years old.
The World Next Week: June 26, 2014
World powers and Iran meet for nuclear talks; the centennial of Archduke Ferdinand's assassination is marked; and Syria reaches its deadline for chemical weapons removal.
The World Next Week: June 19, 2014
A crisis in Iraq unfolds as the U.S. considers options; the European Council meets in Brussels; and the United Nations Security Council debates Syria.
The World Next Week: Summer Reading Special
In this special edition, CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon, CFR's Director of Studies Jim Lindsay, and Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose start off the summer with a list of books that they will be reading in the weeks ahead. Listen in for recommendations...
The World Next Week: June 5, 2014
Afghanistan holds its second round of presidential elections; Ukraine swears in a new president; mass trials against the Muslim Brotherhood continue in Egypt; and the World Cup begins in Brazil.
The World Next Week: May 29, 2014
The G7 Summit takes place in Brussels; Syria holds presidential elections; and the world marks the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.
The World Next Week: May 22, 2014
Ukraine holds presidential elections; the United Nations Security Council debates Syria; and Egypt elects a new president.
The World Next Week: May 15, 2014
Russian president Vladimir Putin visits China; U.S. secretary of state John Kerry travels to Mexico; and the European Parliament elections begin.
The World Next Week: May 8, 2014
World powers and Iran begin the next round of nuclear talks; pro-Russia activists hold a referendum in Donetsk; and India's parliamentary elections come to an end.
The World Next Week: Looking Ahead at Europe
In this special edition, CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon and CFR Director of Studies James Lindsay preview major events and trends shaping Europe in the coming weeks: EU member states hold elections to the European parliament; the eurozone moves further...
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