Hosts: Michael Moran, Executive Editor, CFR.org
Gideon Rose, Managing Editor, Foreign Affairs
April 3, 2009
CFR.org Executive Editor Michael Moran and Foreign Affairs Managing Editor Gideon Rose preview major world events in the week ahead.
In this week's podcast: North Korea plans to launch a rocket, while its neighbors and Washington debate how to respond; Markets assess the G-20 summit while Barack Obama travels to Spain and Turkey; Two U.S. adversaries meet in Iran; And an international auto show opens in New York with existential questions looming for the U.S. auto industry.
The World Next Week is a coproduction of CFR.org and Foreign Affairs.
Kurlantzick offers the sharpest analysis yet of what state capitalism’s emergence means for democratic politics around the world. More
In a cogent analysis of why the United States is losing ground as a world power, Blackwill and Harris explore the statecraft of geoeconomics. More
Takeyh and Simon reframe the legacy of U.S. involvement in the Arab world from 1945 to 1991 and shed new light on the makings of the contemporary Middle East. More
The Task Force recommends revising U.S. policy toward North Korea to break the cycle of North Korean provocation and promote stability in Northeast Asia.
India now matters to U.S. interests in virtually every dimension. This Independent Task Force report assesses the current situation in India and the U.S.-India relationship, and suggests a new model for partnership with a rising India.
Rates of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries are increasing faster than in wealthier countries. The report outlines a plan for collective action on this growing epidemic.
This report asserts that elevating and prioritizing the U.S.-Canada-Mexico relationship offers the best opportunity for strengthening the United States and its place in the world.