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: 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: January 19, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: President Obama delivers a State of the Union address; The debate over defense cuts heats up; South Carolina Republicans head to the polls; And the World Economic Forum convenes in Davos.

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The World Next Week: January 12, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: U.S., Japan, and S. Korea foreign ministers discuss North Korea; Elections are held in Taiwan; The anniversary of Ben Ali's ouster is marked in Tunisia; And yet another GOP debate is held.

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The World Next Week: December 15, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: the Arab Spring's one year anniversary is marked; the U.S. Senate must pass a funding bill or face a government shutdown; and the Mercosur summit convenes in Uruguay.

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The World Next Week: November 10, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The eurozone debt crisis spurs speculation of a breakup; the IAEA board of governors meets to discuss Iran; a North American leaders' summit convenes; and Aung San Suu Kyi weighs a return to Myanmar politics.

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The World Next Week: November 3, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Hawaii hosts the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit; GOP candidates meet again in Michigan; and the International Energy Agency releases its annual World Energy Outlook.

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The World Next Week: October 13, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Iran faces pressure over an alleged plot to kill a Saudi Envoy; Republican candidates convene for another debate; and elections are held for five non-permanent seats on the UN Security Council.

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The World Next Week: October 6, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: G20 finance ministers meet in Paris amid an ongoing Eurozone crisis; Republican presidential hopefuls convene for another debate; and opening statements are heard in the "underwear bomber" trial.

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