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April 6, 2017

Global
The World Next Week: April 6, 2017

The chemical weapons crisis continues to unfold in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Moscow, and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg meets President Donald J. Trump.

March 23, 2017

Turkey
Entrepreneurship, Erdogan, and Interrupting: A Conversation with Elmira Bayrasli

The wonderful Elmira Bayrasli joined me again for discussion that ranged from the rise of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to women’s role in shaping foreign policy. Elmira is a fellow in New A…

Podcast Cover art from World Policy Journal's 2016/2017 winter issue by Molly Crabapple.

March 2, 2017

Global
The World Next Week: March 2, 2017

Syria awaits the outcome of the latest round of Geneva peace talks and China holds its annual plenary session of the National People's Congress.

February 17, 2017

Syria
Rethinking the U.S. Approach in Northern Syria: A Conversation with Aaron Stein

Yesterday I spoke with Aaron Stein, resident senior fellow in the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council and author of the new Center for Preventive Action paper, “Reconcilin…

Podcast Kurdish fighters gesture while carrying their parties' flags in Tel Abyad of Raqqa governorate after they said they took control of the area June 15, 2015 (Reuters/Rodi Said).

January 19, 2017

Global
The World Next Week: January 19, 2017

Syrian peace talks are held in Kazakhstan, the Trump administration takes office, and the African Union holds a summit in Ethiopia.

December 2, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: December 1, 2016

Syria's humanitarian crisis escalates, Italy holds a constitutional referendum, and Cuba mourns Fidel Castro.

August 25, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: August 25, 2016

Syria's war escalates, the UN observes the International Day Against Nuclear Tests, and New York hosts the U.S. Open tennis championships.

June 9, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: June 9, 2016

The Organization of American States meets on the Venezuela crisis, German Prime Minister Angela Merkel visits China, and the race for Raqqa in Syria intensifies.

March 10, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: March 10, 2016

The EU holds its summit on migrants, U.S. states hold more presidential primaries, and Syria marks five years of civil war.

January 21, 2016

Global
The World Next Week: January 21, 2016

New Syrian peace talks are planned, Haiti holds a presidential runoff election and Egypt and Yemen mark five years since their uprisings.