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
North Korea's sixth nuclear test on September 3, 2017, generated reports of tremors being felt as [...]
Thu, Sep 14, 2017
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
The world comes to New York for the United Nations General Assembly. [...]
Thu, Sep 14, 2017
Source: The World Next Week |
On Wednesday in Abuja, the group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation [...]
Thu, Sep 14, 2017
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

A letter to the many distinguished visitors from abroad in NYC

for the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly:

Apologia de profundis* re Trumpus

​(* apologia – a defense profundis – out of the depths)

You may well be visiting New York City for the first time in awhile — perhaps not since last year's 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

If so, you may be wondering: Is this [...]

Thu, Sep 14, 2017
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
For those in South Africa and elsewhere devoted to the rule of law, the supremacy of constitution [...]
Wed, Sep 13, 2017
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR


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