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: August 16, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Egypt undergoes a power transition; the UN Observer Mission expires in Syria; World Humanitarian Day takes place; and Russia joins the World Trade Organization.

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The World Next Week: August 9, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Secretary of State Clinton visits Turkey; the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation convenes in Mecca; the UN's Clean Development Methodology Panel meets in Bonn; and Puerto Rico holds a referendum on its political status.

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The World Next Week: August 2, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Congress rises for summer recess; violence continues in Syria; the anniversary of Hiroshima's atomic bombing is marked; and NASA's Curiosity rover lands on Mars.

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The World Next Week: July 26, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney visits Great Britain, Israel, and Poland; Mercosur holds a special summit in Rio; countries convene in the United States over the EU's Emissions Trading System; and Apple and Samsung face off over patents.

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The World Next Week: July 19, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The 2012 Olympic Games open in London; former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko's trial resumes; the Volcker Rule's deadline approaches; and the International AIDS Conference takes place in Washington.

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The World Next Week: July 12, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Egypt; India holds presidential elections; the EU and IMF visit Hungary; and the UN Security Council debates Somalia.

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The World Next Week: June 21, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The UN Security Council debates the mission in Syria; the deadline approaches for the U.S. Congress to pass a stalled highway bill; and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime launches the 2012 World Drug Report.

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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 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: 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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