Robert McMahon

Editor

Contact Info:

E-mail: rmcmahon@cfr.org

Location:

Washington, DC

Publications

Podcast

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.

See more in Global; Politics and Strategy

Podcast

The World Next Week: October 10, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The United States Congress considers a short term debt limit increase; African leaders meet to discuss the International Criminal Court; world powers meet in Geneva to discuss Iran's nuclear program; and Saudi Arabia prepares for the Hajj amidst the virus concerns.

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Podcast

The World Next Week: September 26, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The threat of a U.S. government shutdown looms over Congress; Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the White House; and the twentieth anniversary of the Battle of Mogadishu is marked.

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Interactive

China's Maritime Disputes

Author: Beina Xu
Producers: Jeremy Sherlick and Hagit Ariav

The East and South China Seas are the scene of escalating territorial disputes between China and its neighbors, including Japan, Vietnam, and the Philippines. The tensions, shaped by China's growing assertiveness, have fueled concerns over armed conflict and raised questions about Washington's security commitments in its strategic rebalance toward the Asia-Pacific region.

See more in Asia and Pacific; Defense and Security