The World Next Week: August 4, 2011

CFR's Director of Studies James Lindsay and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program Stewart Patrick preview major world events in the week ahead.

In this week's podcast: The United States is expected to run out of money to pay its bills unless an agreement is reached on raising the debt ceiling; Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak stands trial in Cairo; and senior U.S. and North Korean diplomats hold 'explanatory' talks

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James M. Lindsay

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Robert McMahon

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Show Notes

CFR's Director of Studies James Lindsay and CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon preview major world events in the week ahead.

In this week's podcast: World markets and leaders react to the U.S. debt deal; Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Ames, Iowa in advance of the Iowa Straw Poll; The trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak gets underway in Cairo; And, the Syrian government’s crackdown on protesters intensifies.

 

Theme music by Miguel Herrero under Creative Commons License

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