The World Next Week

Council on Foreign Relations

A weekly preview of world events in the week ahead from the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).

48:39 | Dec 19th, 2019

Hosts James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon are joined by Paul B. Stares to forecast the coming year’s international challenges and developments.

34:37 | Dec 12th, 2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue amid the release of “The Afghanistan Papers,” the trade feud between the United States and China goes on as the House of Representatives faces an important vote on th...Show More
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36:59 | Dec 5th, 2019

The United Kingdom holds a pivotal general election, peace talks on the conflict in eastern Ukraine continue, and the World Trade Organization grinds to a halt.

1:09:07 | Nov 26th, 2019

In this first-ever live taping of The World Next Week, Jim and Bob sit down with NPR’s Deborah Amos to discuss what’s made headlines over the last decade. Bob shares his thoughts on the state of democ...Show More

31:05 | Nov 21st, 2019

Group of Twenty foreign ministers convene in Nagoya, Japan, district council elections are held in Hong Kong amid rampant and ever-growing protests, and NATO leaders hold a meeting in London.
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