CFR Murrow Press Fellow Kim Barker and Foreign Affairs Managing Editor Gideon Rose preview major world events in the week ahead.
In this week's podcast: U.S.-Israel tensions continue over settlements; Pakistanís Foreign Minister visits Saudi Arabia; post-election power struggles continue in Iraq; and parliamentary elections are held in Sri Lanka.
The World Next Week is a coproduction of CFR.org and Foreign Affairs.
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Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.