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November 1, 2016

China
indonesia-forest-fire Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of September 23, 2016

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Lincoln Davidson, Samir Kumar, Gabriella Meltzer, and David O’Connor look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Deadly forest fires exact major toll on Southeast Asia. A …

September 12, 2016

China
rtx2n3vc-1 Why China Should be Concerned About Zika

Zika, a mosquito-borne virus that was first discovered in 1947 in Uganda, has resurged, spreading rapidly across the world.  There were only thirteen countries with evidence of local Zika infections …

September 19, 2016

New Zealand
Play RTX1WNOZ_EC.jpg A Conversation With John Key

John Key outlines the importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement and discuss its effects on the regional economies in the Asia-Pacific.

July 28, 2016

Brazil
Podcast RTSIL9Z_EC.jpg Teetering at the Precipice: Brazil and the 2016 Summer Olympics

Experts discuss Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment trial, Brazil’s deepening economic recession, the Zika virus outbreak, and other issues facing Brazil as the country prepares to host the 2016 Summer Olym…

May 26, 2016

Elections and Voting
AMISOM burundi peacekeepers Don’t Give Up on AMISOM Yet

This is a guest post by Alex Dick-Godfrey, Assistant Director, Studies administration for the Council on Foreign Relations Studies Program. Later this year, Somalia looks to continue its recent prog…

May 5, 2016

Panama
Play RTR46S88_EC.jpg Assessing Panama's Future

Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado discusses the political, economic, and foreign policy issues facing Panama and the region.

March 2, 2016

Ethiopia
Ethiopia_drought Ethiopia’s Forgotten Drought

This is a guest post by Gabriella Meltzer, Research Associate in Global Health for the Council on Foreign Relations Studies program. El Niño was first discovered in the 1600s when fishermen notice…

December 30, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa 2016 What to Watch: Africa 2016

While western governments are currently transfixed on events in Iraq and Syria, it is important that they do not forget Africa. Boko Haram has become the world’s deadliest terrorist organization and …

February 5, 2016

Global
Podcast RTX25IDR_EC.jpg Zika Virus Update

Experts discuss the Zika virus health emergency, its impact on Brazil, and actions that need to be taken to prevent a crisis.

October 24, 2013

A man passes campaign posters in Tbilisi, Georgia (David Mdzinarishvili/Courtesy Reuters). The World Next Week: Georgia Votes for President, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Reports on Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Al-Maliki Visits Washington, and the World Series Returns

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed the Georgian presidential elections, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) report on Syrian chemical weapons, …