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March 4, 2021

China
China Convenes Annual People’s Congress, Pope Francis Travels to Iraq, and More

China’s national legislature and its top political advisory body meet in tandem, Pope Francis travels to Iraq as the country deals with COVID-19 and security concerns, and International Women’s Day i…

Podcast Deputies wearing face masks attend the second plenary meeting of the third session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People on May 25, 2020 in Beijing, China.

January 13, 2016

China
Podcast: China and the West: Hope and Fear in the Age of Asia

Three years into Xi Jinping’s tenure as president of China, the world is still grasping for an understanding of who he is and where he is leading the country. Dutch journalist Fokke Obbema takes us i…

Podcast Chinese band great hall

October 3, 2017

China
Podcast: What the West Doesn't Understand About China's Economy—A Lot!

Rising debt, lagging growth, and widespread corruption are usually considered detrimental to a country’s economy. However, in this week’s Asia Unbound podcast, Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Asia prog…

Podcast An employee counts Yuan banknotes at a branch of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China in Huaibei, Anhui August 3, 2010.

May 27, 2021

Belarus
Belarus’s Plane Diversion, Mali’s ‘Coup Within a Coup,’ and More

Belarus faces global condemnation after grounding an airplane to arrest a dissident journalist; West Africa braces for the fallout from Mali’s second coup in nine months; and the United States marks …

Podcast A woman walks in the central market of Bamako on May 27, 2021.

August 20, 2020

U.S. Foreign Policy
Republicans’ Virtual National Convention, Mali’s Coup D’état, and More

The U.S. Republican Nominating Convention kicks off, a coup in Mali shakes West Africa, and postelection protests persist in Belarus.

Podcast Malians hold up a placard reading 'Long live CMAS (Coordination of movements and associations sympathetic to Imam Mahmoud Dicko) - long live Mali - Good Bye IBK (for Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita) as they demonstrate at Independence Square in Bamako.

February 5, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: February 4, 2016

The annual Munich Security Conference begins, the U.S. presidential nominating race comes to New Hampshire and Pope Francis travels to Mexico.

Podcast

June 23, 2020

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Israel’s Possible Annexation of the Jordan Valley, With Martin S. Indyk

Martin S. Indyk, distinguished fellow at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s possible move to annex parts of the West Bank.

Podcast Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures during an event marking Tu BiShvat, the Jewish Arbor Day, in the Israeli settlement of Mevo'ot Yericho, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

June 11, 2015

Global
The World Next Week: June 11, 2015

South Korea deals with a MERS virus outbreak; NATO holds military exercises in Poland and Pope Francis releases an encyclical on the environment. 

Podcast

January 30, 2020

United States
State of the Union Anticipation, Trump’s Mideast Plan, and More

U.S. President Donald J. Trump plans to deliver the annual State of the Union address, Israel considers sweeping annexations in the West Bank, and Brexit finally happens.

Podcast Palestine

July 18, 2013

Global
The World Next Week: July 18, 2013

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: India and China convene talks on Depsang border security; President Obama hosts Vietnamese president Truong Tan Sang; and Pope Francis visit…

Podcast