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November 5, 2009

Germany
Momentous Day Twenty Years Ago in Berlin

CFR's Bernard Gwertzman and Serge Schmemann of the International Herald Tribune discuss their role in reporting the fall of the Berlin Wall twenty years ago and the enduring significance of that day…

August 2, 2018

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Arms Control With Daryl Kimball

Jim M. Lindsay sits down with Daryl Kimball, executive director of the Arms Control Association, to discuss the current state and future of arms control. 

Podcast Bullets are displayed at the Defense and Security International Exhibition trade show for the defense industry in Latin America.

August 2, 2018

European Union
Brexit Deliberations Continue and New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Take Effect

Brexit negotiations continue between Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron, new U.S. sanctions on Iran take effect, and Japan commemorates the seventy-third anniversaries of the bombings of Hiroshima and N…

Podcast Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and France's President Emmanuel Macron at a joint press conference in January 2018.

August 9, 2018

Saudi Arabia
Diplomatic Crisis Deepens Between Saudi Arabia and Canada, and Pakistan Swears In New Prime Minister

A war of words between Saudi Arabia and Canada escalates into a diplomatic crisis, Pakistan swears in a new prime minister, and a global heat wave sparks emergencies around the world.

Podcast A volunteer sprays water as a wildfire burns near Athens, Greece.

August 16, 2018

China
New Tariffs Hit Chinese Imports, Putin and Merkel Meet in Berlin

The trade war between the United States and China intensifies, and Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel meet in Germany.

Podcast Chinese and U.S. flags are set up for a signing ceremony at China's Ministry of Transport in Beijing.

August 16, 2018

Afghanistan
The U.S. in Afghanistan With Anthony Cordesman

Anthony Cordesman, the Arleigh A. Burke chair in strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), joins James M. Lindsay to discuss President Trump’s Afghanistan strategy.

Podcast U.S. troops wait at their base to fly to a training and advisory mission in Logar province, Afghanistan.

August 23, 2018

Afghanistan
Afghan Peace Talks Take Shape, African Leaders In The Spotlight

Moscow moves to host Afghanistan peace talks, and politics in Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo reach a pivotal point. 

Podcast An Afghan security forces convoy patrol after a Taliban attack in Ghazni city, Afghanistan.

August 18, 2011

Global
The World Next Week: August 17, 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 po…

August 16, 2012

Global
The World Next Week: August 16, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Egypt undergoes a power transition; the UN Observer Mission expires in Syria; World Humanitarian Day takes place; and Russia joins the World…

August 30, 2012

Global
The World Next Week: August 30, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Democrats convene in Charlotte, North Carolina; a new Syria mediator gets to work; and the UN World Urban Forum takes place in Naples.