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December 13, 2018

France
Protesters Return to the Streets in Paris, and Afghan Peace Talks Resume

The thirtieth anniversary of the Pan Am bombing/Lockerbie crash is marked, "yellow vest" protesters take to the streets of Paris for the fifth weekend in a row, and Pakistan’s foreign minister visits…

Podcast A ‘yellow vests’ (gilets jaunes) protester throws a part of a tear gas canister in Nantes, France, on December 8, 2018.

December 6, 2018

United Kingdom
May's Brexit Deal Faces Defeat and the UN Urges a Global Migrant Compact

Theresa May’s Brexit plan faces a series of devastating defeats, and nations make crucial decisions regarding the UN’s Global Migrant Compact. Sebastian Mallaby sits in for Jim Lindsay. 

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November 29, 2018

G20 (Group of Twenty)
Trump Attends G20 Summit, and a UN Climate Summit Begins in Poland

World leaders convene in Argentina for the annual G20 summit, and a UN climate summit gets underway in Poland. 

Podcast U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One

November 15, 2018

United Kingdom
Brexit Deal Shakes Up May's Cabinet, and APEC Summit Overshadowed by Trade War

A Brexit deal triggers a political crisis in Britan, trade wars loom large as the APEC Summit gets underway, and an Ebola outbreak in Congo threatens to spread. Ted Alden sits in for Bob McMahon.  …

Podcast Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement on Brexit negotiations with the European Union on September 21, 2018.

November 8, 2018

Health
A Discussion on Global Health with Tom Bollyky

Tom Bollyky joins Jim Lindsay to discuss the state of global health and the paradox of progress.

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October 11, 2018

United Nations
The United States Searches for a New UN Ambassador and Indonesia Hosts IMF-World Bank Annual Summit

The United States searches for a new ambassador to the UN, Indonesia hosts an IMF-World Bank summit, and the German state of Bavaria holds elections.

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November 1, 2018

Elections and Voting
The U.S. Holds High-Stakes Midterm Elections, and Iran Faces New Sanctions

The United States goes to the polls in a tense midterm election, and Iran faces the consequences of new oil sanctions. Carla Anne Robbins sits in for Jim Lindsay. 

Podcast A woman arrives at a polling station as the early voting for midterm elections started in Texas, October 22, 2018.

October 18, 2018

United States
A Discussion on Climate Security and Water Crises with Sherri Goodman

Sherri Goodman, a senior fellow at the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and senior advisor for international security at the Center for Climate and Security, talks with James…

Podcast People fill plastic containers with water in a well on the street, close to a neighbourhood called "The Tank" at the slum of Petare in Caracas, Venezuela, April 3, 2016.

September 27, 2018

NAFTA
U.S.-Canada Trade Deadline Looms, and Iraqi Kurdistan Holds Parliamentary Elections

A deadline looms for U.S.-Canadian trade talks, Iraqi Kurds hold parliamentary elections, and the U.S. government's fiscal year comes to a close.  

Podcast Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau NAFTA United States

September 20, 2018

Syria
Recent Developments in Syria with Aaron Stein and Steven Heydemann

Aaron Stein, resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, and Steven Heydemann, the Janet Wright Ketcham 1953 Professor in Middle East Studies at Smith Co…

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