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May 12, 2016

The World Next Week: May 12, 2016

The new president of Taiwan is inaugurated, the Sykes-Picot Agreement centennial is marked, and the UN Security Council takes on a mission to Somalia.

April 21, 2016

The World Next Week: April 21, 2016

Presidential candidates in the Philippines hold a final debate, the thirtieth anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster is observed, and Ireland marks the centennial of the Easter Rising.

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.

March 10, 2016

The World Next Week: March 10, 2016

The EU holds its summit on migrants, U.S. states hold more presidential primaries, and Syria marks five years of civil war.

January 21, 2016

The World Next Week: January 21, 2016

New Syrian peace talks are planned, Haiti holds a presidential runoff election and Egypt and Yemen mark five years since their uprisings.

September 22, 2016

Podcast: Myanmar’s “Democratic” Reform

Earlier this week, as the latest stop on an historic visit to the United States, Burmese State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi made her first official appearance before the United Nations General Assembl…

Podcast Myanmar's "Democratic" Reform

August 27, 2015

The World Next Week: August 27, 2015

The global financial system takes stock after upheaval; the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is marked and Beijing hosts a parade marking the end of World War II. 

July 9, 2015

The World Next Week: July 9, 2015

Bosnia marks twenty years since the Srebrenica massacre and Ethiopia hosts the UN Financing for Development Conference.

October 1, 2015

The World Next Week: October 1, 2015

The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee reviews Afghanistan, Trans-Pacific Partnership talks wrap up in Atlanta, and Germany marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of its reunification. 

December 11, 2015

The World Next Week: December 10, 2015

The fifth anniversary of the Arab Spring events is marked; Las Vegas is host to the next Republican presidential debate and world powers step up diplomacy on Syria.