Council on Foreign Relations: The World Next Week Podcast
The World Next Week: October 23, 201410/23/14
Parliamentary elections take place in Ukraine; Brazil holds a presidential run-off election; and regulators release stress test results for banks in the European Union.
The World Next Week: October 16, 2014
The European Council holds a summit in Brussels; three years passes since the death of Libya's al-Qaddafi; and World Polio Day takes on a new importance.
The World Next Week: October 9, 2014
Bosnia, Bolivia, and Mozambique hold general elections; the United Nations Security Council holds its elections; and Nigeria tackles the issue of violent extremism.
The World Next Week: October 2, 2014
Protests in Hong Kong attract growing interest; Brazilians vote for a new president; and the IMF and World Bank hold their annual fall meeting.
The World Next Week: September 25, 2014
The United States begins a new fiscal year; President Obama holds a summit with India's prime minister; and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the White House.
The World Next Week: Special Edition: UN General Assembly
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.
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