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February 15, 2013

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
North Korea’s Nuclear Test: Three Things to Know

North Korea’s third successful nuclear test has been widely condemned by the international community. CFR’s Paul Stares highlights three things to know about the test and its implications for nuclear…

December 20, 2013

Global
2014 Conflict Prevention Priorities: Three Things to Know

Unrest in the Middle East, brinksmanship in the East China Sea, and instability in Afghanistan and Pakistan top foreign policy experts’ concerns for 2014, says CFR’s Paul Stares.

December 19, 2014

Global
2015 Conflict Prevention Priorities: Three Things to Know

The deterioration of violence in Iraq and Afghanistan, disputes in Ukraine and the East and South China Seas, and the nuclear ambitions of Iran and North Korea are among the top concerns of foreign p…

March 1, 2012

Elections and Voting
Video Brief: North Korea

North Korea may be on the verge of a "transformative moment," which will require the time, attention, and resources of the winner of the U.S. presidential election, says CFR’s Scott Snyder.

August 15, 2019

U.S. Foreign Policy
TWNW Presents: Back-to-School Reading Special

In this special episode of The World Next Week, James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon are joined by CFR senior fellow Carla Anne Robbins to discuss their most recently beloved books, the books they’re …

Podcast Afghan boys reading inside a mobile library bus in Kabul, Afghanistan.

March 28, 2012

Global
The World Next Week: March 29, 2012

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: The United States takes over the UN Security Council presidency; World Bank nominee Jim Yong Kim embarks on a world tour; and by-elections a…

Podcast

December 19, 2011

North Korea
Deciphering North Korea’s Transition

Following the death of leader Kim Jong-il, the transition of power in North Korea could see Pyongyang engaging in further provocative activities, says CFR’s Paul Stares.

January 5, 2017

Global
The World Next Week: January 5, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un turns 33, President Barack Obama delivers his farewell address, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the Philippines. 

Podcast

January 10, 2019

United States
The World Bank Searches for New Leadership, and Detroit Hosts Auto Show

The World Bank searches for a new president after Jim Yong Kim resigns, and Detroit hosts the annual North American International Auto Show.

Podcast World Bank President Jim Yong Kim makes remarks during a press briefing to open the the IMF and World Bank's 2017 Annual Spring Meetings in Washington, U.S. April 20, 2017

April 14, 2022

Financial Markets
What in the World Is a Global Minimum Tax?

For years, large corporations have exploited international tax laws to pay less taxes. But last year, 137 countries backed a potential solution: a 15 percent corporate tax applied regardless of a com…

Podcast Money