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
During his marathon visit to Asia earlier this month, U.S. President Donald J. [...]
Wed, Nov 15, 2017
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR

A refugee woman from the minority Yazidi sect, who fled the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, sits with a child inside a tent at Nowruz refugee camp in Qamishli, northeastern Syria August 17, 2014. Photo Credit: Rodi Said / Reuters

In the last week there have been mass graves discovered in Iraq. There is little detail on who the 400 people found buried are, why they were executed or what group they belonged [...]

Tue, Nov 14, 2017
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
The era of coups in Africa is supposed to be over. [...]
Tue, Nov 14, 2017
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
Despite the swirl of anxiety in the U.S. media about President Donald J. [...]
Mon, Nov 13, 2017
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR

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