Hosts: Robert McMahon, Editor, CFR.org
Sasha Polakow-Suransky, Senior Editor, Foreign Affairs
March 19, 2010
CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon and Foreign Affairs Senior Editor Sasha Polakow-Suransky preview major world events in the week ahead.
The Middle East Quartet meets in Moscow; the American Israel Public Affairs Committee holds its annual policy conference; and Washington hosts the U.S. – Pakistan Strategic Dialogue.
The World Next Week is a coproduction of CFR.org and Foreign Affairs.
Theme music by Miguel Herrero under Creative Commons License
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.