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January 8, 2009

North Korea
Preparing for Sudden Change in North Korea

Overview North Korea poses difficult challenges for U.S. foreign policy. It possesses nuclear weapons and missiles to deliver them, and despite some progress, it is by no means clear that the ongo…

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

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

June 7, 2018

North Korea
Trade Disputes Overshadow the G7 Summit and Trump Meets Kim Jong-Un

Trade disputes on the docket at the G7 summit, anticipation of a meeting between President Donald J. Trump and Kim Jong-un builds, and the World Cup kicks off in Russia.  

Podcast G7 Summit in Quebec, Canada, Canadian mounted police officer

July 10, 2018

North Korea
The Aftermath of the Trump-Kim Summit With Victor Cha

Victor Cha, senior advisor and Korea chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, joins James M. Lindsay to discuss North Korea and the aftermath of the Trump-Kim summit.

Podcast U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho as he arrives in Pyongyang on July 6. Reuters/Andrew Harnik/Pool

May 24, 2018

Nuclear Weapons
Trump-Kim Talks Canceled, Presidential Elections in Colombia, and More

President Trump cancels an upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, European exceptions on U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs are set to expire, and Colombia holds presidential elections.

Podcast 20180524_TWNW

June 25, 2020

Elections and Voting
Poland’s Rescheduled Election, One Year Since the Trump-Kim DMZ Meeting, and More

Poland holds its rescheduled presidential election, the world marks one year since U.S. President Donald J. Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un met at the Korean Demilitarized Zone, and the seventy-f…

Podcast A handout photo provided by Dong-A Ilbo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump inside the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the South and North Korea.