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

    Trump’s Impeachment Continues, China’s Mysterious Outbreak, and More

    Trump’s Impeachment Continues, China’s Mysterious Outbreak, and More

    The impeachment of U.S. President Donald J. Trump transitions from the House to the Senate, China attempts to suppress a pneumonia-like outbreak ahead of Lunar New Year, and the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum is held in Davos, Switzerland.

    • 32 min
    Soleimani’s Killing, U.S.-China ‘Phase One’ Trade Deal, and More

    Soleimani’s Killing, U.S.-China ‘Phase One’ Trade Deal, and More

    Tensions between the United States and Iran escalate after the killing of Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, Washington and Beijing finalize their “Phase One” trade deal, and Taiwan holds a pivotal presidential election.

    • 32 min
    The World Next Year: Looking Ahead to 2020

    The World Next Year: Looking Ahead to 2020

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

    • 48 min
    The Afghanistan Papers, Trade Talks, and More

    The Afghanistan Papers, Trade Talks, and More

    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 the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, and climate activists take stock of the recent COP25 climate conference in Madrid.

    • 34 min
    The UK’s Pivotal Election, Ukraine’s Peace Talks, and More

    The UK’s Pivotal Election, Ukraine’s Peace Talks, and More

    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.

    • 36 min
    Live! The World Next Week’s Tenth Anniversary Special (Rebroadcast)

    Live! The World Next Week’s Tenth Anniversary Special (Rebroadcast)

    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 democracy around the world, Deb describes the progress made in the Middle East in recent years, and Jim discusses the ever-changing relationship between the United States and China. This event was produced in collaboration with CFR’s Outreach team. (This is a rebroadcast.)

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