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November 1, 2018

Elections and Voting
The U.S. Holds High-Stakes Midterm Elections, and Iran Faces New Sanctions

The United States goes to the polls in a tense midterm election, and Iran faces the consequences of new oil sanctions. Carla Anne Robbins sits in for Jim Lindsay. 

Podcast A woman arrives at a polling station as the early voting for midterm elections started in Texas, October 22, 2018.

May 18, 2017

Global
The World Next Week: May 18, 2017

President Donald J. Trump makes his first trip abroad and OPEC ministers meet to discuss oil production levels.

June 21, 2018

Turkey
Trump Backtracks on Family Separation and Crucial Presidential Election Held in Turkey

Contentious OPEC meetings continue in Vienna, nationwide elections take place in Turkey, and outrage grows over the Trump administration’s family-separation policy.

Podcast U.S. border patrol truck drives along border fence between Mexico and Sunland Park, New Mexico

August 10, 2017

Energy and Environment
The World Next Week: August 10, 2017

The International Energy Agency releases its report on the oil market, and the UN Security Council discusses the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Podcast Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to the Chinese delegation at a UN Security Council meeting in April

February 14, 2017

China
Podcast: China’s Unlikely Partners on the Road to Reform

Over the past forty years, the Chinese economy has undergone a striking transformation. In 1976, in the wake of Mao’s death and the Cultural Revolution, planned production and fixed pricing stifled m…

Podcast Cover: Harvard University Press

January 14, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: January 14, 2016

OPEC meets amid plunging oil prices, Taiwan holds elections and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank meets in Beijing.

December 4, 2014

Global
The World Next Week: December 4, 2014

U.S. Congress reaches a budget deadline; assessing Putin's state of the union speech; and Algeria hosts the 2014 Oil and Gas summit. 

November 4, 2016

Asia
Podcast: The Changing Face of Myanmar

On this week’s Asia Unbound podcast, Richard Cockett, former Southeast Asia correspondent for the Economist and author of Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma, weaves a vivid narrative …

Podcast The Changing Face of Myanmar

October 6, 2015

China
Podcast: Unmade in China: The Real Challenge China Poses to the United States

Discussions of the challenges that China’s economy poses to the United States tend to center on issues such as currency devaluation, market access, and cyber-espionage. No doubt these all matter, but…

Podcast China chicken factory

December 19, 2014

Global
The World Next Year: 2015

In 2015: low oil prices affect economies worldwide; a new dawn begins for Afghanistan and Pakistan; tough economic times might have political repercussions; and a global debate intensifies over techn…