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September 20, 2018

Syria
Recent Developments in Syria with Aaron Stein and Steven Heydemann

Aaron Stein, resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, and Steven Heydemann, the Janet Wright Ketcham 1953 Professor in Middle East Studies at Smith Co…

Podcast 20180920_TPI_Syria

September 6, 2018

Syrian Civil Warn Civil War
Erdogan, Rouhani and Putin Talk Syria and Populism Looms in Swedish Elections

Turkish, Russian and Iranian leaders meet over the war in Syria, Sweden eyes populism amid new general elections, and President Trump’s tariffs could hit $200 billion dollars’ worth of Chinese import…

Podcast Presidents Hassan Rouhani of Iran, Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and Vladimir Putin of Russia pose before their meeting in Ankara, Turkey April 4, 2018.

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).

September 20, 2018

United Nations General Assembly
United Nations General Assembly Special

A look at President Trump’s UN diplomacy, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses the General Assembly, Syria’s war end game generates discussion, and the UN tries to make progress on a global mig…

Podcast United Nations building, New York City

March 22, 2018

China
March 22, 2018

The Trump administration imposes new tariffs on Chinese trade, and the U.N. Security Council searches for a resolution to the crisis in Syria.

Podcast Factory worker in China

March 8, 2018

Paris Climate Agreement
March 8, 2018

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) convenes in Paris, and conditions in Syria continue to deteriorate.

Podcast Syria_Civilians_Syrian Civil War

January 25, 2018

Global
January 25, 2018

Russia, Iran, and Turkey meet to discuss Syria, President Donald J. Trump makes two major addresses, and trade negotiations resume between European and Latin American blocs.

Podcast 20180125_Twnw

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

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 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.