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April 21, 2011

Global
The World Next Week: April 21, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org.

Podcast

May 3, 2017

Nigeria
UN Humanitarian Operations in Nigeria

In this episode of Africa in Transition, John Campbell speaks with Edward Kallon and Peter Lundberg, of the United Nations. The podcast discusses the vast humanitarian challenges facing the Lake Chad…

Podcast Two people walk past World Food Program tents in Northern Nigeria.

April 8, 2020

COVID-19
Bonus Episode: “A Medically Induced Economic Coma”

Is the coronavirus a zero-sum game in which we must choose between saving lives and saving the economy? In this episode, we sit down with two experts to find out.

Podcast A woman in a mask is seen through the window in a subway car door

August 12, 2020

Education
Why We Need International Students

For decades, international students have enjoyed bipartisan support in the United States, with strong consensus that they fuel American innovation, job creation, and competitiveness. But in recent ye…

Podcast Students cheer during commencment ceremonies at Columbia University May 18, 2005 in New York City. This is the 251st class to graduate from Columbia.

March 3, 2021

COVID-19
A Global Shot in the Arm, With Anthony Fauci

Successful vaccine rollouts in the United States and other wealthy nations have made many people hopeful that the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight. But the majority of the world’s population …

Podcast A hand holds a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine

January 19, 2021

Russia
Russia

There is no country quite like Russia. Despite having a relatively small economy, it has been able to maintain global influence through a range of unconventional tactics. How has Vladimir Putin playe…

Podcast Photo of the Kremlin in Moscow in the evening.

November 17, 2016

United States
The President's Inbox: Trade

In the second episode of The President's Inbox, CFR's James M. Lindsay, Robert McMahon, and Edward Alden examine President-Elect Donald Trump's trade priorities. 

Podcast Shipping containers being stacked in a cargo dock in Croatia.

November 23, 2016

United States
The President's Inbox: Immigration

In the third episode of The President's Inbox, CFR's James M. Lindsay, Robert McMahon, and Edward Alden examine President-Elect Donald Trump's immigration priorities. 

Podcast Protestors gather at a rally against President Donald J. Trump’s policy on immigration on February 13, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

February 24, 2017

United States
Enforcing Deportation

CFR's James M. Lindsay, Robert McMahon, and Edward Alden examine the Trump administration's immigration enforcement policies.

Podcast U.S. ICE officers conduct a targeted enforcement operation in Atlanta, Georgia.

January 31, 2017

United States
Immigration Executive Order

CFR's James M. Lindsay and Edward Alden examine President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.

Podcast Demonstrators shut down the lower level loop at LAX during a protest against the travel ban imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order in Los Angeles, California.