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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

Sergei Magnitsky Is Remembered, SecDef Esper Travels to South Korea, and More

11/14/2019
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Russia’s Sergei Magnitsky is remembered ten years after his death, U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper travels to Southeast Asia, and the fifth Democratic presidential debate is held in Atlanta.

Duration:00:31:38

TWNW Presents: Why It Matters

11/12/2019
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The first episode of CFR's new podcast, Why it Matters, takes a look at nuclear launch authority in the United States.

Duration:00:27:24

Erdogan Visits the White House, Spain Holds Another Election, and More

11/7/2019
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets with U.S. President Donald J. Trump at the White House, Spaniards hold their fourth general election in four years, and the United States continues trade talks with the European Union.

Duration:00:37:05

Protests Flare Around the Globe, U.S. House Votes, and More

10/31/2019
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Protests intensify in Lebanon, Chile, and elsewhere, and the U.S. House of Representatives votes on rules that will govern the impeachment inquiry against President Donald J. Trump.

Duration:00:31:18

Live! The World Next Week’s Tenth Anniversary Special

10/24/2019
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In this first-ever live taping of The World Next Week, Jim and Bob sit down with NPR’s Deborah Amos to discuss what’s made headlines over the last decade. Bob shares his thoughts on the state of democracy around the world, Deb describes the progress made in the Middle East in recent years, and Jim discusses the ever-changing relationship between the United States and China. This event was produced in collaboration with CFR’s Outreach team.

Duration:01:08:45

Tumult Persists in Syria, Brexit Negotiations Continue, and More

10/17/2019
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Turmoil continues throughout northern Syria, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson strives for a last-minute Brexit deal, and Canada holds a general election.

Duration:00:30:32

Syrians Face Uncertainty, U.S. Democrats Debate, and More

10/10/2019
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Northern Syria faces an uncertain future after a U.S. military withdrawal, the fourth Democratic presidential debate is held in Ohio, and Poles go to the polls

Duration:00:33:43

The Impeachment Inquiry, U.S.-North Korea Talks, and More

10/3/2019
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U.S. House Democrats pursue an impeachment inquiry against President Donald J. Trump, denuclearization talks with North Korea resume, and U.S.-China trade negotiations continue.

Duration:00:28:49

Afghanistan’s Election, Seventy Years of the PRC, and More

9/26/2019
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Afghanistan attempts to hold a presidential election, China commemorates the seventieth anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic, and the world remembers Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi one year after his murder.

Duration:00:26:21

Climate Change Protests, Middle East Upheaval, and More

9/19/2019
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Climate change activists around the world are protesting during the Global Week of Action; tensions between Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United States continue to rise; and U.S. President Donald J. Trump hits the road with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Duration:00:34:04

Elections in Israel and Tunisia, Robert Mugabe’s Funeral, and More

9/12/2019
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces another general election, Tunisia holds its second democratic election since the 2011 Arab Spring, and the funeral of Zimbabwe’s former leader Robert Mugabe takes place.

Duration:00:34:25

Fires in the Amazon, Elections Across Russia, and More

9/5/2019
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South American leaders convene to discuss the recent fires in the Amazon, Russia holds local and regional elections, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in Dublin.

Duration:00:39:04

TWNW Presents: Back-to-School Reading Special

8/15/2019
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In this special episode of The World Next Week, James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon are joined by CFR senior fellow Carla Anne Robbins to discuss their most recently beloved books, the books they’re looking forward to reading, and the book they’re reading for fun. Read more about Jim, Bob, and Carla’s picks on Jim’s blog, The Water’s Edge. Jim's Picks Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, 1945–1975 by Max Hastings President's of War by Michael Beschloss A Legacy of Spies: A Novel by John le Carré...

Duration:00:37:07

The ASEAN Summit, Congress’s August Recess, and More

8/1/2019
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the ASEAN summit, Congress begins its August recess, and Muslims from around the world travel to Mecca for the hajj.

Duration:00:31:13

The End of the INF Treaty, Turmoil in Northeast Asia, and More

7/25/2019
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The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty nears its end, tensions escalate in Northeast Asia, and the Democratic Party holds its second presidential debate.

Duration:00:37:16

Debating the Debt Ceiling, Remembering the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus, and More

7/18/2019
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Congress attempts to strike a deal to raise the debt ceiling, Cyprus observes the anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion, and the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing is commemorated.

Duration:00:26:40

Afghanistan-Taliban Peace Talks, U.S.-Iran Escalation, and More

7/11/2019
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Afghanistan-Taliban peace talks gain momentum, and tensions between the United States and Iran escalate.

Duration:00:35:08

U.S.-Iran Tensions, Osaka’s G20 Summit, and More

6/27/2019
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Tensions between Iran and the United States persist, Osaka holds this year’s Group of Twenty summit, and U.S. President Donald J. Trump travels to South Korea.

Duration:00:30:43

TWNW Presents: The President’s Inbox on Xi Jinping

6/20/2019
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CFR’s Elizabeth C. Economy and James M. Lindsay discuss Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S.-China relations. (This is a rebroadcast of an episode of The President’s Inbox, another podcast produced by CFR.)

Duration:00:34:46

Elections in Guatemala, Protests in Hong Kong, and More

6/13/2019
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Guatemalans vote, Hong Kong protesters face violent reprisals, and Americans prepare for extreme weather at the onset of fire season.

Duration:00:25:25