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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 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 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 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 30, 2017

Global
The World Next Week: August 30, 2017

Texas recovers from Hurricane Harvey, U.S. Congress returns from summer recess, and Indian-Chinese tensions ease.

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August 24, 2017

European Union
The World Next Week: August 24, 2017

French president Emmanuel Macron hosts the leaders of Germany, Spain, and Italy, Muslims around the world make a pilgrimage to Mecca, and the U.S. Open begins in New York City.

Podcast 20170824_TWNW

August 17, 2017

Global
The World Next Week: August 17, 2017

U.S. and South Korean forces hold war games on the Korean Peninsula and North Americans view a solar eclipse.

Podcast 20170817_TWNW

August 10, 2017

Energy and Environment
The World Next Week: August 10, 2017

The International Energy Agency releases its report on the oil market, and the UN Security Council discusses the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Podcast Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to the Chinese delegation at a UN Security Council meeting in April