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December 1, 2022

China
UN Biodiversity Conference, Russian Oil Sanctions, China’s COVID Protests, and More

The UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) takes place in Montreal, Canada; the European Union and Group of Seven (G7) plan to implement price caps and partial embargos on Russian oil to respond to the w…

Podcast Vigil commemorating victims of a fire in Urumqi, in Beijing

October 25, 2022

Saudi Arabia
U.S.-Saudi Relations, With Steven A. Cook

Steven A. Cook, the Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies at the Council, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the future of the relationship between the United Sta…

Podcast Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and U.S. President Joe Biden meet at Al Salman Palace upon his arrival in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

September 28, 2022

Saudi Arabia
The Saudi Exception

The U.S.-Saudi relationship is fraught with complications. Saudi Arabia has the largest oil reserves in the world, giving it influence over what Americans pay at the gas pump. At the same time, the k…

Podcast MBS and Biden

September 15, 2022

Climate Change
Trouble Brewing for Coffee

Beware, coffee lovers: climate change could disrupt your precious morning cup of joe. Coffee beans could lose half of their farmable land by 2050 as temperatures and weather patterns become more extr…

Podcast Cup of coffee

August 30, 2022

Climate Change
Fighting the Climate Crisis, With Gernot Wagner

Gernot Wagner, climate economist at Columbia Business School, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss progress in the green energy transition and the risks and benefits of carbon capture and solar…

Podcast A man walks with children amid flood water along a road, following rains and floods during the monsoon season in Nowshera, Pakistan August 30, 2022. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz

August 11, 2022

United States
TWNW Special: What to Read and Listen to This Summer (Rebroadcast)

In this special episode of The World Next Week, Heather A. Conley, president of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, joins James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon to discuss the books they reco…

Podcast A woman reads at the Jakarta's Public Library in Jakarta, Indonesia, Oct. 27, 2021.

June 9, 2022

United States
TWNW Special: What to Read and Listen to This Summer

In this special episode of The World Next Week, Heather A. Conley, president of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, joins James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon to discuss the books they reco…

Podcast A woman reads at the Jakarta's Public Library in Jakarta, Indonesia, Oct. 27, 2021.

June 7, 2022

U.S. Foreign Policy
America’s Rise to Power, With Michael Mandelbaum

Michael Mandelbaum, Christian A. Herter professor emeritus of American foreign policy at Johns Hopkins University, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the continuities and changes in U.S. fore…

Podcast Veterans hold a US flag at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, on May 28, 2022, during Memorial Day celebrations

April 14, 2022

Diplomacy and International Institutions
IMF-World Bank Spring Meetings, North Korean Commemorations, and More

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank convene for their annual Spring Meetings, rumors fly of a North Korean nuclear test on the one-hundred-and-tenth anniversary of Kim Il Sung’s birt…

Podcast A woman walks past a television report showing a news broadcast with file footage of a North Korean missile test, at a railway station in Seoul on March 24, 2022.

April 5, 2022

Technology and Innovation
War in the Digital Age, With Audrey Kurth Cronin

Audrey Kurth Cronin, distinguished professor at American University’s School of International Service and founding director of the Center for Security, Innovation and New Technology, sits down with J…

Podcast An Ukrainian activist carries a drone in western Lviv, on April 1, 2022. At a secret location in the city of Lviv, the windows taped up to ward off unwanted attention, underground hobbyists improvise deadly drones bound for the front line of the war between Russia and Ukraine.