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: January 30, 2014

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Russia hosts the Sochi Winter Olympic Games; Thailand carries out parliamentary elections; and Ukraine faces intensified antigovernment protests. CFR Distinguished Visiting Fellow and former NYPD commissioner Raymond Kelly joins as a special guest to discuss security for the Olympics.

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The World Next Week: January 16, 2014

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: World powers convene in Geneva to discuss Syria; the EU considers peacekeepers for the Central African Republic; and Latin American and Caribbean officials meet in Cuba.

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The World Next Year: 2014

In this special edition, CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon and CFR's Director of Studies James Lindsay preview major world events in the coming year: U.S. fiscal problems drag on; Iranian nuclear talks remain a global priority; a year of pivotal elections and domestic discontent; a new world of energy emerges; disputes in the East China Sea continue to raise tensions; and the race for the Arctic intensifies.

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The World Next Week: December 5, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: UN inspectors visit a heavy-water plant in Iran; Ukraine faces ongoing protests and potential political crisis; and U.S. vice president Joe Biden wraps up his trip to Asia.

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The World Next Week: October 31, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Talks over Iran's nuclear program resume in Geneva; the U.S. Senate discusses the impact of sequestration on defense; and India hosts the World Chess Championship.

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The World Next Week: October 24, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Georgia holds presidential elections; a report on Syria's chemical weapons is due; Iraq's prime minister Al-Maliki visits Washington; and baseball's World Series plays out.

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The World Next Week: October 17, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Budget and debt ceiling concerns in Washington end for now; Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh visits Beijing; and Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif travels to the United States.

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