Podcasts

CFR offers the weekly podcast The World Next Week, in which CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon and Senior Vice President and Director of Studies James M. Lindsay give a preview of international developments to watch in the week ahead.

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The World Next Week: May 9, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Turkey's Prime Minister visits the White House; Israel celebrates National Day while Palestinians mark al-Nakba; The Arctic Council meets in Sweden; and the Cannes film festival kicks off in France.

The World Next Week: May 2, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: South Korean President Park visits the United States; Pakistan holds its general election; and French president Francois Hollande and Russian president Vladimir Putin mark one-year anniversaries in office.

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The World Next Week: April 18, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Investigations into the Boston Marathon explosions continue; King Abdullah II of Jordan visits the United States; and the ASEAN summit takes place in Brunei.

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The World Next Week: April 4, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visits South Korea, Japan and China; President Obama submits a budget to Congress; and the re-trial of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak begins in Cairo.

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The World Next Week: March 14, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: President Obama visits Israel; Iran's supreme leader delivers a speech for Iranian New Year; the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq is marked; and China's new president visits Russia.

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The World Next Week: March 7, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Venezuela ponders life after Chavez; the U.S. Senate Armed Services committee debates strategic and cyber command; Russia's trial of deceased lawyer Sergei Magnitsky begins; and Tibetan Uprising Day is observed.

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The World Next Week: February 7, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Barack Obama delivers his fourth State of the Union Address; European Central Bank head Mario Draghi speaks before the Spanish Parliament; and Bahrain leadership and opposition meet for possible negotiations.

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The World Next Week: January 31, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: the European Union hosts an international meeting on Mali; Egypt hosts the twelfth Organization of Islamic Cooperation summit; and parliamentary elections for Cuba take place.

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The World Next Week: January 24, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Confirmation hearings begin for President Obama's initial round of cabinet nominees; Vice President Joe Biden attends the Munich Conference; and the WTO seeks its next director-general.

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The World Next Week: January 10, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: United States considers complete Afghan troop withdrawal; the Colombian government and FARC rebels hold peace talks; and the North American International Auto Show gets underway.

The World Next Week: January 3, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The World Economic Forum publishes its annual Global Risks Report; Venezuela's presidential inauguration is clouded by illness; and the United States and Russia hold talks with the international envoy to Syria.

The World Next Week: December 13, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Japan holds parliamentary snap elections; presidential elections take place in South Korea; Egypt prepares to hold a constitutional referendum; and the Electoral College votes on the U.S. president and vice president.