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A weekly preview of world events in the week ahead presented by the editors of CFR.org and Foreign Affairs magazine.

A weekly preview of world events in the week ahead presented by the editors of CFR.org and Foreign Affairs magazine.
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A weekly preview of world events in the week ahead presented by the editors of CFR.org and Foreign Affairs magazine.

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Episodes

United Nations General Assembly Special

1/17/2019
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A look at President Trump’s UN diplomacy, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses the General Assembly, Syria’s war end game generates discussion, and the UN tries to make progress on a global migrant compact.

Duration:00:42:31

The Two Koreas Hold a Summit, and a Look Back at the Lehman Collapse

1/17/2019
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The two Koreas hold a summit in Pyongyang, ten years pass since the epic Lehman Brothers collapse, and Hurricane Florence threatens massive damage in the southeastern United States.

Duration:00:38:45

Erdogan, Rouhani and Putin Talk Syria and Populism Looms in Swedish Elections

1/17/2019
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Turkish, Russian and Iranian leaders meet over the war in Syria, Sweden eyes populism amid new general elections, and President Trump’s tariffs could hit $200 billion dollars’ worth of Chinese imports.

Duration:00:39:58

Afghan Peace Talks Take Shape, African Leaders In The Spotlight

1/17/2019
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Moscow moves to host Afghanistan peace talks, and politics in Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo reach a pivotal point.

Duration:00:29:05

New Tariffs Hit Chinese Imports, Putin and Merkel Meet in Berlin

1/17/2019
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The trade war between the United States and China intensifies, and Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel meet in Germany.

Duration:00:31:15

Diplomatic Crisis Deepens Between Saudi Arabia and Canada, and Pakistan Swears In New Prime Minister

1/17/2019
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A war of words between Saudi Arabia and Canada escalates into a diplomatic crisis, Pakistan swears in a new prime minister, and a global heat wave sparks emergencies around the world.

Duration:00:40:20

Trump's Third Year, Venezuelans Protest, and More

1/17/2019
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President Donald J. Trump begins his third year in office, political turmoil continues in Venezuela, and Brexit faces more challenges.

Duration:00:33:03

The World Bank Searches for New Leadership, and Detroit Hosts Auto Show

1/10/2019
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The World Bank searches for a new president after Jim Yong Kim resigns, and Detroit hosts the annual North American International Auto Show.

Duration:00:30:25

Brexit Deliberations Continue and New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Take Effect

1/8/2019
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Brexit negotiations continue between Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron, new U.S. sanctions on Iran take effect, and Japan commemorates the seventy-third anniversaries of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Duration:00:40:20

Zimbabwe Holds First Presidential Election Without Mugabe and NASA Celebrates 60 Years

1/8/2019
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Presidential elections are held in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia’s prime minister visits the United States, and NASA marks its 60th anniversary.

Duration:00:41:17

Democracy in Crisis: What to Watch in 2019

12/20/2018
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As 2018 draws to a close, CFR’s James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon are joined by Brookings senior fellow Constanze Stelzenmuller to reflect on the year that was and look ahead to 2019. Democratic backsliding and rising nationalism are at the top of the agenda.

Duration:01:07:31

Protesters Return to the Streets in Paris, and Afghan Peace Talks Resume

12/13/2018
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The world marks the thirtieth anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing, Yellow Vests protesters take to the streets of Paris for the fifth weekend in a row, and Pakistan’s foreign minister visits Afghanistan amid new peace efforts.

Duration:00:39:51

Trump Faces Backlash Over Putin Meeting and Latin America Trade Summitry Begins

12/6/2018
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The White House deals with the aftermath of the meeting between Presidents Donald J. Trump and Vladimir Putin, two trade summits kick off in Latin America, and Xi Jinping travels to Africa on his way to the BRICS summit.

Duration:00:33:37

Trump Meets With Putin and Trade Talks Commence Between EU and China

12/6/2018
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U.S. President Donald J. Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold a summit in Helsinki, and China and the EU consider closer trade relations.

Duration:00:38:37

May's Brexit Deal Faces Defeat and the UN Urges a Global Migrant Compact

12/6/2018
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Theresa May’s Brexit plan faces a series of devastating defeats, and nations make crucial decisions regarding the UN’s Global Migrant Compact. Sebastian Mallaby sits in for Jim Lindsay.

Duration:00:26:42

SUMMER READING SPECIAL: The World From the Beach With Carlos Lozada

11/29/2018
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Looking for nonfiction book recommendations to kick off your summer? In this annual episode, hosts Jim Lindsay and Bob McMahon join Washington Post book critic Carlos Lozada to discuss the books they’re reading, the books they’re looking forward to, and the books they’re packing with their towels for the next trip to the beach.

Duration:00:46:48

Trump Attends G20 Summit, and a UN Climate Summit Begins in Poland

11/29/2018
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World leaders convene in Argentina for the annual G20 summit, and a UN climate summit gets underway in Poland.

Duration:00:40:22

Brexit Deal Shakes Up May's Cabinet, and APEC Summit Overshadowed by Trade War

11/15/2018
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A Brexit deal triggers a political crisis in Britan, trade wars loom large as the APEC Summit gets underway, and an Ebola outbreak in Congo threatens to spread. Ted Alden sits in for Bob McMahon.

Duration:00:41:51

Two Meaningful Anniversaries Are Marked, and the East Asia Summit Takes Place in Singapore

11/8/2018
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The 13th East Asia Summit takes place in Singapore, the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War I is commemorated, and the 29-year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is marked.

Duration:00:36:34

The U.S. Holds High-Stakes Midterm Elections, and Iran Faces New Sanctions

11/1/2018
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The United States goes to the polls in a tense midterm election, and Iran faces the consequences of new oil sanctions. Carla Anne Robbins sits in for Jim Lindsay.

Duration:00:42:01