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 is due to make major trade decisions and human rights come under a spotlight with two new reports. [...]
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Source: The World Next Week |
This is a guest blog post by Anthony Carroll. [...]
Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

مراسم تشییع حجت الاسلام والمسلمین هاشمی در دانشگاه تهران

The recent Russian rejection of an American initiative at the UN Security Council for the world community to express solidarity with the Iranian protesters in the face of the Islamist regime's brutalities did not come as a surprise. In fact, given the history of Russia's imperialistic behavior towards Iran, the rejection came as a natural move on the part of Putin. In this article I am [...]

Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap, or “the base” as its known by locals of the surrounding township of Alice Springs in central Australia, was established in the late 1960s as a key site for US intelligence gathering. The largest part of its operations is to serve as a signals intelligence ground station for satellites in orbit over the Pacific and Indian oceans, sucking up huge amounts of data from air, land and sea transmissions [...]

Wed, Jan 10, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
There is plenty of blame to go around for the current humanitarian crisis in western Myanmar's Ra [...]
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR

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