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: June 7, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue takes place in Washington; The U.S. House Rises for Recess; And the International Criminal Court Hears submissions for sentencing in the Lubanga case

The World Next Week: May 31, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: the UN Human Rights Council holds a special session on Syria; the IAEA board of governors meets in Vienna; and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit convenes.

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The World Next Week: May 24, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Ireland holds a referendum on the EU's new fiscal treaty; the UN Security Council debates Yemen; UN climate talks convene in Bonn; and Memorial Day is marked.

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The World Next Week: May 17, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Presidential elections take place in Egypt; the NATO summit convenes in Chicago; and Iran and P5+1 nuclear talks take place in Baghdad.

The World Next Week: May 10, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The IAEA resumes nuclear talks with Iran; G8 summit convenes at Camp David; Francois Hollande is inaugurated as France's new president; And the Cannes film festival opens.

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The World Next Week: May 3, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The second round of presidential elections takes place in France; Vladimir Putin is sworn into office as new president of Russia; North Korea plans a third nuclear test; and Secretary Clinton visits Bangladesh and India.

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The World Next Week: April 26, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The one-year anniversary of Osama Bin Laden killing is marked; the fourth round of U.S.-China Strategic Economic Dialogue takes place in Beijing; the UN's Ban Ki-moon visits Myanmar; and Vietnam marks Liberation Day.

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The World Next Week: April 19, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: France holds its presidential election; the funeral of Malawian President Mutharika is held; the Chernobyl disaster passes its twenty-sixth anniversary; and Earth Day is marked.

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The World Next Week: April 5, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Iran and the P5+1 resume nuclear talks; the Summit of the Americas convenes in Colombia; the trial of foreign NGO activists resumes in Cairo; and World Health Day is marked.

The World Next Week: March 29, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The United States takes over the UN Security Council presidency; World Bank nominee Jim Yong Kim embarks on a world tour; and by-elections are held in Myanmar.

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The World Next Week: March 22, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The Arab League summit convenes in Baghdad; Obama attends a nuclear summit and visits the Demilitarized Zone during his South Korea trip; a presidential runoff election takes place in Senegal; and the Pope goes to Cuba.

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The World Next Week: March 8, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The anniversary of Japan's triple disaster is marked; Syria's uprising reaches the one-year mark; and British Prime Minister David Cameron visits Washington.

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The World Next Week: March 1, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Presidential elections are held in Russia; parliamentary elections are held in Iran; AIPAC holds its annual conference; and ten U.S. states vote for GOP candidates on Super Tuesday.

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The World Next Week: February 23, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Congressional committees debate the international affairs budget; presidential primaries are held in Arizona and Michigan; and the UN Human Rights Council convenes in Geneva.

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The World Next Week: February 9, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: President Obama presents the 2013 budget to Congress; the Senate Armed Services Committee debates worldwide threats; Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping visits Washington; and the one-year anniversary of Mubarak's ouster is marked.

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The World Next Week: February 2, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The debate over intervention in Syria continues; an annual security conference convenes in Munich; and the twentieth anniversary of the Maastricht Treaty is marked.