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
Markets welcomed the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) [...]
Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: Latin America | CFR

Why is the siege such a popular and controversial imperial episode?

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Thu, Jun 14, 2018
Source: History Today Blog
In parts of Africa where governments are weak, corrupt, and lack popular legitimacy, individuals [...]
Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

The new Malaysian Prime Minister, Dr. Mahathir, has indicated that he will reverse significant gains made by China under the outgoing Prime Minister, Najib Razak. In response, China has called on Dr. Mahathir to honour bilateral agreements and investments. How might the change in government impact these agreements, Chinese investments, and bilateral ties between China and Malaysia?

A political earthquake shook Malaysia after the general elections earlier this month when over 60 years of Barisan [...]

Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

In their quest to collect all the knowledge of the known world, Roman authors also recorded the strange and the fabulous.

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Wed, Jun 13, 2018
Source: History Today Blog

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