The World Next Week: August 10, 2017 Aug. 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.
The World Next Week: August 3rd, 2017 Aug. 3, 2017
The U.S. Department of Commerce releases its international trade figures on goods and services, and presidential elections take place in Rwanda and Kenya.
The World Next Week: July 27, 2017 July 27, 2017
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani is sworn in for a second term, national security advisors for the BRICS countries meet in Beijing, and a Vietnam War veteran receives the Medal of Honor.
The World Next Week: July 20, 2017 July 20, 2017
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence travels to Europe, the U.S. Congress may or may not go to recess, and Turkey steps into the Qatar diplomatic crisis.
The World Next Week: July 13, 2017 July 13, 2017
U.S. President Donald J. Trump meets French President Emmanuel Macron, Turkey marks one year since a failed coup attempt, and Venezuela's opposition holds a plebiscite.
The World Next Week: June 29, 2017 June 29, 2017
President Donald J. Trump goes to Poland, the Group of 20 meets in Hamburg, and three notable independence days are celebrated.
The World Next Week: Summer Reading Special 2017 June 15, 2017
In this special edition, CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon, CFR's Director of Studies Jim Lindsay and Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy Gayle Lemmon start off the summer with a list of books that they will be reading in the weeks ahead. Listen in for
The World Next Week: June 8, 2017 June 8, 2017
French parliamentary elections take place, the battle for Raqqa continues, Greek debt talks struggle to remain on track, and a push for statehood sends Puerto Rico to the polls.
The World Next Week: June 1, 2017 June 1, 2017
The United Kingdom holds elections and the United Nations hosts a conference on ocean sustainability.
The World Next Week: May 25, 2017 May 25, 2017
French president Emmanuel Macron meets Russian president Vladimir Putin, the UN Security Council meets to discuss Yemen, and the Organization of American States examines the crisis in Venezuela.
The World Next Week: May 18, 2017 May 18, 2017
President Donald J. Trump makes his first trip abroad and OPEC ministers meet to discuss oil production levels.
The World Next Week: May 4, 2017 May 15, 2017
France and South Korea hold pivotal presidential elections and the Arctic Council meets in Alaska.
The World Next Week: May 11, 2017 May 15, 2017
China hosts a global forum on the Silk Road initiative, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan travels to the United States, and Iran holds a presidential election.
The World Next Week: April 26, 2017 April 26, 2017
German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Russia, U.S. President Donald J. Trump marks one hundred days in office, and the UN observes World Press Freedom Day.
The World Next Week: April 20, 2017 April 20, 2017
France holds presidential elections, Manila hosts an ASEAN summit, and Brussels stages a special EU summit to discuss Brexit.
The World Next Week: April 13, 2017 April 13, 2017
The political crisis in Venezuela unfolds and Turkey's constitutional referendum takes place.
The World Next Week: April 6, 2017 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.
The World Next Week: March 30, 2017 March 30, 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets President Donald J. Trump, Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi visits the United States, and two important U.S. foreign policy anniversaries are marked.
The World Next Week: March 23, 2017 March 23, 2017
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Turkey, Hong Kong elects a new chief executive, and the sixtieth anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome is marked.
The World Next Week: March 16, 2017 March 16, 2017
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi meets President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits China, and three years pass since Russia's annexation of Crimea.