September 27, 2018
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.
October 26, 2017
CFR's Steven A. Cook joins Robert McMahon to examine the Kurdish movement for independence.
May 24, 2017
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…
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.
August 14, 2014
The U.S. evaluates response in Iraq; the UN debates the conflict in Sudan and South Sudan; and a Russian humanitarian convoy approaches Ukraine.
June 19, 2014
A crisis in Iraq unfolds as the U.S. considers options; the European Council meets in Brussels; and the United Nations Security Council debates Syria.
April 24, 2014
Iraq holds parliamentary elections; South Africa marks the twentieth anniversary of the end of apartheid; and the EU observes the tenth anniversary of its largest expansion.
January 9, 2014
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Iraq deals with a renewed al-Qaeda threat; Egypt holds a constitutional referendum; and Thailand braces for a new round of pre-election prot…
October 24, 2013
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Georgia holds presidential elections; a report on Syria's chemical weapons is due; Iraq's prime minister Al-Maliki visits Washington; and ba…
March 14, 2013
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: President Obama visits Israel; Iran's supreme leader delivers a speech for Iranian New Year; the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Ir…