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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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Episodes

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

8/15/2018
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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

8/8/2018
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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

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

8/1/2018
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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

7/25/2018
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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

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

7/19/2018
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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

7/10/2018
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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

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

6/28/2018
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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

U.S. Moves Forward with China Tariffs and the UN Scrambles to Avert Deeper Crisis in Yemen

6/14/2018
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The White House moves forward with tariffs on Chinese imports, the UN Security Council meets to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, and World Refugee Day is marked around the world.

Duration:00:45:55

Trade Disputes Overshadow the G7 Summit and Trump Meets Kim Jong-Un

6/7/2018
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Trade disputes on the docket at the G7 summit, anticipation of a meeting between President Donald J. Trump and Kim Jong-un builds, and the World Cup kicks off in Russia.

Duration:00:33:05

U.S.-North Korea Summit Still Tentative, Political Crisis Deepens in Italy

5/31/2018
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The twists and turns on the route to a US-North Korea summit continue, ongoing political turmoil in Italy rocks the Eurozone, and President Trump imposes steel and aluminum tariffs on the EU, Mexico, and Canada.

Duration:00:41:40

Trump-Kim Talks Canceled, Presidential Elections in Colombia, and More

5/24/2018
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President Trump cancels an upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, European exceptions on U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs are set to expire, and Colombia holds presidential elections.

Duration:00:38:41

Venezuela Holds Election and U.S. North Korea Summit in Peril

5/17/2018
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A presidential election in Venezuela, South Korean president Moon Jae-in meets President Donald Trump in Washington, and Britain’s Prince Harry marries American actress Meghan Markle.

Duration:00:39:35

May 10, 2018

5/10/2018
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U.S. allies grapple with President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, and the new American embassy is set to open in Jerusalem.

Duration:00:49:32

May 3, 2018

5/3/2018
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The U.S., Canada, and Mexico try to reach a deal on NAFTA, and Vladimir Putin’s fourth presidential inauguration takes place.

Duration:00:33:31

April 26, 2018

4/26/2018
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The leaders of North and South Korea meet for a historic summit, and the U.S. confronts China and the EU over new trade regulations.

Duration:00:31:42

April 19, 2018

4/19/2018
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French President Emmanuel Macron comes to Washington for an official state visit, the ASEAN Summit kicks off in Singapore, and people around the world celebrate Earth Day.

Duration:00:32:51

April 12, 2018

4/12/2018
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President Trump discusses North Korea strategy with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and the Summit of the Americas kicks off in Peru.

Duration:00:34:46

April 5, 2018

4/5/2018
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Hungarians vote in presidential elections, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress regarding data privacy concerns.

Duration:00:53:04

March 22, 2018

3/22/2018
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The Trump administration imposes new tariffs on Chinese trade, and the U.N. Security Council searches for a solution to the crisis in Syria.

Duration:00:30:39