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.
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