Robert McMahon

Editor

Contact Info:

E-mail: rmcmahon@cfr.org

Location:

Washington, DC

Publications

Podcast

The World Next Week: May 30, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The Senate takes on the immigration reform bill; Cuba opens limited Internet access to the public; and the Asia Security Summit takes place in Singapore.

Podcast

The World Next Week: May 23, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Nawaz Sharif to be sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister; Vice President Joe Biden visits Brazil, Colombia and Trinidad & Tobago; And Memorial Day is observed in the US.

Backgrounder

Human Rights in Iran

Authors: Jayshree Bajoria and Robert McMahon

Global monitors say Iran's human rights situation is poor and unlikely to improve amid a climate of political uncertainty and growing external pressures. But activists urge continued international scrutiny of Iran's violations.

See more in Iran; Human Rights

Podcast

The World Next Week: May 16, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The US debt ceiling suspension expires; the African Union summit takes place in Addis Ababa; and East Timor celebrates its 11th anniversary of independence.

Podcast

The World Next Week: May 9, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Turkey's Prime Minister visits the White House; Israel celebrates National Day while Palestinians mark al-Nakba; The Arctic Council meets in Sweden; and the Cannes film festival kicks off in France.

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The World Next Week: May 2, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: South Korean President Park visits the United States; Pakistan holds its general election; and French president Francois Hollande and Russian president Vladimir Putin mark one-year anniversaries in office.

See more in Global; Politics and Strategy

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The World Next Week: March 14, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: President Obama visits Israel; Iran's supreme leader delivers a speech for Iranian New Year; the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq is marked; and China's new president visits Russia.

See more in Global; Politics and Strategy

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The World Next Week: March 7, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Venezuela ponders life after Chavez; the U.S. Senate Armed Services committee debates strategic and cyber command; Russia's trial of deceased lawyer Sergei Magnitsky begins; and Tibetan Uprising Day is observed.

See more in Global; Politics and Strategy