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March 7, 2019

United Kingdom
Brexit Day Suspense, Iran-Iraq Trade Talks, and More

The British Parliament is set to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s revised Brexit deal ahead of a looming deadline, and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visits Baghdad for the first time in his te…

Podcast Anti-Brexit protesters shout outside Downing Street in London.

September 27, 2018

U.S.-Canada Trade Deadline Looms, and Iraqi Kurdistan Holds Parliamentary Elections

A deadline looms for U.S.-Canadian trade talks, Iraqi Kurds hold parliamentary elections, and the U.S. government's fiscal year comes to a close.  

Podcast Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau NAFTA United States

October 26, 2017

Kurdish Independence

CFR's Steven A. Cook joins Robert McMahon to examine the Kurdish movement for independence.

Podcast TPI_10_26_2017

September 21, 2017

The World Next Week: September 21, 2017

The world reacts to U.S. President Donald J. Trump's speech at the United Nations, Germany holds national elections, and Iraqi Kurdistan holds a referendum on independence.

Podcast 20170921_TWNW

May 24, 2017

Donald Trump
Afghanistan, Fifteen and a Half Years Later

Zalmay Khalilzad, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, and the United Nations, joins CFR's James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon to examine President Donald J. Trump's priorities on Afghanistan…

Podcast U.S. secretary of defense James Mattis is greeted by Presidential Palace staff in Kabul, Afghanistan as he prepares to meet Afghan president Ashraf Ghani in April 2017.

March 16, 2017

The World Next Week: March 16, 2017

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi meets President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits China, and three years pass since Russia's annexation of Crimea.


January 26, 2017

The World Next Week: January 26, 2017

Iraqi forces prepare to retake western Mosul, British Prime Minister Theresa May visits President Donald Trump, and U.S.-Mexico relations are tested. 


October 20, 2016

The World Next Week: October 19, 2016

The battle for Mosul intensifies, the Chinese Communist Party holds a plenum, and the European Space Agency goes to Mars.


March 4, 2016

The World Next Week: March 3, 2016

Conflict escalates in Mosul, Japan marks five years since its earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear crisis, and the second anniversary of Flight MH370’s disappearance is marked.


April 9, 2015

The World Next Week: April 9, 2015

The Prime Minister of Iraq visits the White House; the Senate Foreign Relations Committee discusses the Iran nuclear deal; and the World Bank and International Monetary Fund hold meetings.