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The World Next Week

Council on Foreign Relations

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A weekly preview of world events in the week ahead from the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).
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37:07 | Aug 15th

In this special episode of The World Next Week, James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon are joined by CFR senior fellow Carla Anne Robbins to discuss their most recently beloved books, the books they’re looking forward to reading, and the book they’re re...Show More

31:14 | Aug 1st

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the ASEAN summit, Congress begins its August recess, and Muslims from around the world travel to Mecca for the hajj.
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37:17 | Jul 25th

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty nears its end, tensions escalate in Northeast Asia, and the Democratic Party holds its second presidential debate.

26:41 | Jul 18th

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.

35:09 | Jul 11th

Afghanistan-Taliban peace talks gain momentum, and tensions between the United States and Iran escalate.
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