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May 3, 2018

NAFTA
May 3, 2018

The U.S., Canada, and Mexico try to reach a deal on NAFTA, and Vladimir Putin’s fourth presidential inauguration takes place.  

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May 25, 2017

Global
The World Next Week: May 25, 2017

French president Emmanuel Macron meets Russian president Vladimir Putin, the UN Security Council meets to discuss Yemen, and the Organization of American States examines the crisis in Venezuela. 

Podcast Venezuelan demonstrators clash with riot police during anti-Maduro protests in Caracas, Venezuela on May 24, 2017.

May 4, 2017

Global
The World Next Week: May 4, 2017

France and South Korea hold pivotal presidential elections and the Arctic Council meets in Alaska.

February 12, 2020

Technology and Innovation
Dimming the Sky

As climate change accelerates, some scientists are researching ways to alter our climate to slow down warming. But the method, called solar geoengineering, comes with some serious risks. 

Podcast Dimming the Sky

May 26, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: May 26, 2016

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration braces for a summer of challenges and a new leader takes control of the Afghan Taliban.

May 19, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: May 19, 2016

Austria holds the second round of presidential elections, Istanbul hosts the World Humanitarian Summit, and U.S. President Barack Obama travels to Vietnam.

May 12, 2016

Global
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.

May 5, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: May 5, 2016

Presidential elections are held in the Philippines, British Prime Minister David Cameron hosts an anti-corruption summit, and the World Economic Forum on Africa is held.

January 17, 2020

Asia
Podcast: Samm Sacks on Data Governance and Great Power Rivalry

The United States and China increasingly seem locked in a technological rivalry that may determine much of the twenty-first century’s security and prosperity. The outcome of that competition could be shaped by how the two countries and their allies decide to manage the vast amounts of data generated by the modern digital economy. Samm Sacks, cybersecurity policy and China digital economy fellow at New America, discusses these issues and many more with Stephen A. Schwarzman Senior Fellow for Asia Studies Mira Rapp-Hooper in the latest episode of the Asia Unbound podcast series.

December 6, 2018

United Kingdom
May's Brexit Deal Faces Defeat and the UN Urges a Global Migrant Compact

Theresa May’s Brexit plan faces a series of devastating defeats, and nations make crucial decisions regarding the UN’s Global Migrant Compact. Sebastian Mallaby sits in for Jim Lindsay. 

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