Council on Foreign Relations: The World Next Week Podcast
The World Next Week: May 21, 201505/21/15
The UN Security Council discusses sanctions against North Korea, Ireland holds a referendum on same-sex marriages and a reporter detained in Iran goes on trial.
The World Next Week: May 14, 2015
The UN World Health Assembly meets in Geneva; the UN Security Council debates Yemen; and Prince Charles visits Ireland.
The World Next Week: May 7, 2015
President Obama hosts leaders from the Gulf Cooperation Council; the Washington International Trade Association discusses the Transpacific Partnership negotiations; and V-E Day is observed.
The World Next Week: April 30, 2015
The U.S. Senate may vote on legislation to review the Iran nuclear deal; Nepal recovers from its earthquake; and the UK holds general elections.
The World Next Week: April 23, 2015
The UN Security Council receives a chemical weapons report on Syria; Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tours the United States and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani visits India.
The World Next Week: April 16, 2015
Greece faces a new debt deadline; Apple releases its take on the smart watch; and the centennial of the Armenian genocide is observed.
The World Next Week: April 9, 2015
The Prime Minister of Iraq visits the White House; the Senate Foreign Relations Committee discusses the Iran nuclear deal; and the World Bank and International Monetary Fund hold meetings.
The World Next Week: March 26, 2015
Egypt hosts the Arab League summit; Palestine is set to join the International Criminal Court and Nigerians vote for a new president.
The World Next Week: Cybersecurity Edition
The Senate Armed Services Committee discusses the U.S. Cyber Command budget; China debates its draft anti-terrorism law and a bill on cyber threat data sharing moves forward in U.S. Congress.
The World Next Week: March 12, 2015
Israel holds elections; Iran's nuclear talks near an important deadline; and Syria marks four years of civil war.
The World Next Week: March 5, 2015
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Sri Lanka; the UN reviews its mission in Libya; and the fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of U.S. combat troops is marked in Vietnam.
The World Next Week: February 26, 2015
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner delivers her State of the Nation address; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to Congress; and U.S.-South Korea military drills begin.
The World Next Week: February 19, 2015
Greeces bailout program could expire; filmmakers from around the world attend the Oscars; and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security faces a potential shutdown.
The World Next Week: January 29, 2015
The crisis in Ukraine, Syria's civil war, and counterterrorism top the agenda at the annual security conference in Munich.
The World Next Week: January 22, 2015
Greece holds snap elections; the African Union holds a summit in Ethiopia; and U.S. President Barack Obama travels to India.
The World Next Week: January 15, 2015
The United States and Cuba hold talks; President Barack Obama delivers his sixth State of the Union address; and technology takes center stage at the Detroit auto show.
The World Next Week: January 8, 2015
France mourns and mobilizes in the aftermath of extremist attacks; the crisis in Ukraine continues to affect regional diplomacy; and the new U.S. Congress continues into its second week.
The World Next Year: 2015
In 2015: low oil prices affect economies worldwide; a new dawn begins for Afghanistan and Pakistan; tough economic times might have political repercussions; and a global debate intensifies over technology, privacy, and national security.
The World Next Week: December 11, 2014
Greece holds snap presidential elections; the Japanese parliament also holds elections; and the European Council holds a summit in Brussels.
The World Next Week: December 4, 2014
U.S. Congress reaches a budget deadline; assessing Putin's state of the union speech; and Algeria hosts the 2014 Oil and Gas summit.
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