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February 20, 2014

The World Next Week: Ukraine Protests Turn Violent, UN Report Condemns North Korea’s Human Rights Record, and the Sochi Olympics Come to a Close

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed the escalating conflict in Ukraine, the United States and South Korea’s joint military exercises, and the end of the Sochi Winter Olympi…

Anti-government protesters carry logs to build barricades after violence erupted in the Independence Square in Kiev, Ukraine. (Vasily Fedosenko/Courtesy Reuters)

March 21, 2014

The World Next Week: Obama Visits The Hague, Brussels, Rome, and Riyadh

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed Obama’s upcoming international trip. The president will be stopping in The Hague, where he will attend the Nuclear Security Summit and m…

U.S. president Barack Obama boards Air Force One.  (Claudio Bresciani/Scanpix Sweden/Courtesy Reuters)

August 22, 2016

Brexit
Global Economics Monthly: August 2016

Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics Robert Kahn argues that markets have absorbed the initial economic shock from Brexit, but navigating the new landscape will remain a challenge. Two months after the vote, the politics of Brexit is producing a lengthy and uncertain renegotiation of Britain’s place in Europe and the world. Such extended uncertainty is likely to produce a long-lasting drag on both UK and European economies, which could ultimately threaten the viability of the European Union (EU).

September 13, 2016

Global
World Economic Update

Experts discuss trends in the global economy.

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October 17, 2016

Global
World Economic Update

Experts discuss trends in the global economy.

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February 11, 2015

Eurozone
The Eurozone in Crisis

The eurozone, once seen as a crowning achievement in the decades-long path toward European integration, continues to struggle with the effects of its sovereign debt crises and their implications for …

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February 21, 2018

Economics
World Economic Update

The World Economic Update highlights the quarter’s most important and emerging trends.

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June 30, 2016

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
The Warsaw Summit: NATO Examines Itself, Again

At its Warsaw summit, NATO should try to find better solutions to the problem of burden-sharing and a more sustainable strategy for managing tensions with Russia, writes CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.

December 1, 2016

Italy
Europe Braces For Italy’s Referendum

Italy’s vote on constitutional reforms, which may determine whether the country can escape its economic doldrums and rescue its ailing banking system, could have consequences for all of Europe, says …

December 16, 2016

Global
Ten Most Significant World Events in 2016

Stories began appearing midway through 2016 asking whether it was the worst year ever. It wasn’t. It’s not even the worst year in the last half century. (Try 1968. Or 1974. Or 1979.) But 2016 certain…

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