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: July 21, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: the debt-ceiling standoff continues in Washington; U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Indonesia, Hong Kong, and China; Peru's President-elect Ollanta Humala is sworn in; and the UN Security Council debates Sudan and Libya.

The World Next Week: July 14, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: debt talks continue in Washington as default deadline looms; Secretary Clinton visits India; NATO forces hand Helmand's capital over to Afghan forces; and the UN Security Council debates the impact of Climate Change.

The World Next Week: July 7, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: South Sudan declares independence; the Syrian Government convenes a national dialogue; Republic Day is marked in Iraq; and the Royal newlyweds visit the United States.

The World Next Week: June 30, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Thailand holds general elections; Venezuela celebrates 200 years of independence; and Space Shuttle Atlantis launches into orbit for the final time.

The World Next Week: June 23, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: U.S. troops begin to withdraw from Afghanistan; a changing of the guard among U.S. defense officials gets underway; and the Greek parliament votes on austerity measures.

The World Next Week: June 16, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The operation in Libya passes the 90-day mark; the Republican presidential race widens; and EU leaders gather in Brussels.

The World Next Week: June 10, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Parliamentary elections are held in Turkey; Belgium goes a full year without a government; Russia and China hope to seal a gas deal; and Republican presidential candidates debate in New Hampshire.

The World Next Week: June 2, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: NATO and Russia defense ministers meet in Brussels; presidential run-off elections are held in Peru; and the 22nd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests is marked.

EU Concerns over Mideast Migrants

Massive flight from Middle East and North African turmoil has highlighted immigration problems plaguing the European Union, says Jean-Phillipe Chauzy of the International Organization for Migration. He says the EU must address comprehensive reform and also invest in countries like Tunisia to stem the long-term flow of migration.

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