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 United States could face another government shutdown, Nigeria holds a presidential election, and U.S. and North Korean officials discuss holding a second summit. [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
Source: The World Next Week |
At a business breakfast on February 7, Doyin Salami [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
By Pavin Chachavalpongpun [...]
Wed, Feb 13, 2019
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
Soviet Great Patriotic War memorial, Riga

Since conflict erupted in eastern Ukraine in early 2014, regional observers have worried that Russia could instigate a similar incursion in the Baltics to ‘protect ethnic Russians.' Seemingly – goes the narrative – the ethnic Russians are identified as those who speak Russian. The reality in these countries, however, is far from that clear-cut distinction.

Let's start in eastern Ukraine. Russian is the primary language spoken in the separatist-controlled [...]

Wed, Feb 13, 2019
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
Each year, the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED) issues [...]
Tue, Feb 12, 2019
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

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