CFR.org Acting Editor Robert McMahon and Foreign Affairs Managing Editor Gideon Rose preview major world events in the week ahead.
In this week's podcast: the results of India’s general election are released; U.S. President Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu; Democrats scramble to pass climate change legislation; and the world observes the 50th anniversary of the start of the Ho Chi Minh trail.
The World Next Week is a coproduction of CFR.org and Foreign Affairs.
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 Independent Task Force outlines a plan for collective action on this growing epidemic.
This Independent Task Force 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.