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
Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v [...]
Mon, Apr 16, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
Over the past three decades, since the end of the Ferdinand Marcos era in the Philippines, the co [...]
Fri, Apr 13, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
In this episode of Africa in Transition, I speak with Vincent Makori, host of [...]
Fri, Apr 13, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

What started off as protests spurred on by the deteriorating economic conditions in Iran and the inflation in prices of basic necessities, escalated into a rebellion against the Islamic Republic itself. But to what extent are these protests threatening the theocratic regime, and could such an upheaval foreshadow a second Iranian revolution?

The latest protests, which began in Mashhad on 28 December last year as a backlash to the economic climate in Iran, quickly intensified [...]

Fri, Apr 13, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
Monica Wang is an intern with the Asia Studies program at the Council on Foreign Relations an [...]
Fri, Apr 13, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR

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