Global Events

Global/International Current Events.  World news and foreign policy feeds refreshed daily.  Not simply headlines, but ideally covering stories from more in depth sources about the topics of the day.

  • Council on Foreign Relations | The World Next Week podcast is highly listenable, insightful,  informative.  A favorite.
  • The Economist | The Week Ahead podcast
  • Foreign Policy Blogs | The FPA Global Affairs Blog Network site
  • World News | Breaking US News and International News Headlines – GlobalPost is my best global news source.
  • The Ground Truth Project |  Blog of on-the-ground reporting around the world
The Trump administration's foreign policy moves with respect to Iran and Jerusalem can have conse [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

Cybercrime-as-a-Service opens up a realm of worrying new possibilities for opportunistic individuals and ideologically motivated groups, as well as a new front for law enforcement and security services to secure.

As early as 2013, cybersecurity experts noted that Cybercrime-as-a-Service (CaaS) was a burgeoning business. It is an industry as straightforward as it sounds – professional cybercriminals maintain and sell the means of committing cyberattacks to anyone with the motivation and money to do so.

In 2013, [...]

Tue, May 22, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
North Korean authorities issued [...]
Mon, May 21, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v [...]
Mon, May 21, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

In recent times, diplomatic relations between Israel and India have been stronger than ever. Israeli Druze diplomat Mendi Safadi, who is a strong advocate for Hindu human rights, is set to meet in the coming days with India's Deputy President and other senior level Indian politicians. Given this, it is the hope of Bangladeshi Hindu human rights activist Shipan Kumer Basu that Safadi will use Israel's influence with India in order to get them [...]

Mon, May 21, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

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