July 18, 2019U.S. Congress
Congress attempts to strike a deal to raise the debt ceiling, Cyprus observes the anniversary of the 1974 Turkish invasion, and the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing is commemorated.
July 11, 2019Afghanistan
Afghanistan-Taliban peace talks gain momentum, and tensions between the United States and Iran escalate.
July 16, 2019World Trade Organization (WTO)
Jennifer A. Hillman, CFR’s senior fellow for trade and international political economy, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the operations and functions of the World Trade Organization.
June 13, 2019Guatemala
Guatemalans vote, Hong Kong protesters face violent reprisals, and Americans prepare for extreme weather at the onset of fire season.
June 6, 2019United States
U.S. President Donald J. Trump threatens to impose tariffs on Mexico, and chaos persists in Sudan’s capital.
May 30, 2019France
President Donald J. Trump commemorates D-Day with a trip to Normandy, and the world remembers the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests.
June 20, 2019U.S. Foreign Policy
CFR’s Elizabeth C. Economy and James M. Lindsay discuss Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S.-China relations. (This is a rebroadcast of an episode of The President’s Inbox, another podcast produced …