Council on Foreign Relations: The World Next Week Podcast
The World Next Week: January 22, 201501/22/15
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.
The World Next Week: November 20, 2014
U.S. lawmakers react to President Obamas immigration speech; world powers and Iran reach a deadline on nuclear talks; and the London Conference on Afghanistan takes place.
The World Next Week: November 6, 2014
Germany marks 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall; President Barack Obama visits China, Burma, and Australia; and the Rosetta spacecraft orbits a comet.
The World Next Week: October 30, 2014
U.S. midterm elections approach; the 35th anniversary of the Iranian hostage crisis is marked; and separatist regions of Ukraine hold elections.
The World Next Week: October 23, 2014
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.
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