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 commemoration marking the anniversary of the end of World War II is always a bittersweet mome [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
The trade war between the United States and China intensifies, and Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel meet in Germany. [...]
Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: The World Next Week |

As consumer debt in the UK reaches pre-2008 financial crisis levels within a new low interest rate austerity dynamic, we examine whether there is reasonable cause for concern and how the Government and Bank of England mitigate the risk.

Consumer debt is an individual form of debt which is composed primarily of credit card, household, and car leasing expenditure. Mortgages and student loans are not included as they are generally seen as investments. Consumer debt [...]

Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

As consumer debt in the UK reaches pre-2008 financial crisis levels within a new low interest rate austerity dynamic, we examine whether there is reasonable cause for concern and how the Government and Bank of England mitigate the risk.

Consumer debt is an individual form of debt which is composed primarily of credit card, household, and car leasing expenditure. Mortgages and student loans are not included as they are generally seen as investments. Consumer debt [...]

Wed, Aug 15, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
Today is Pakistan's seventy-first independence day. [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR

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