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The World Next Week: January 5, 2012

Hosts: James M. Lindsay, Director of Studies, CFR
Robert McMahon, Editor, CFR.org
January 5, 2012

CFR's Director of Studies James M. Lindsay and CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon preview major world events in the week ahead.

In this week's podcast: Tensions mount in the Persian Gulf; A Republican primary takes place in New Hampshire; And Egyptians conclude the first free elections post-Mubarak.

Theme music by Miguel Herrero under Creative Commons License

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