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
Tyler McBrien is a research associate for education at the Council on Foreign Relations. [...]
Tue, Jun 12, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

The lebanese flag floating over the palace of Beiteddine.

Having postponed elections twice, Lebanon now has a new parliament after nine years. The results of the elections raise questions about the internal and external issues that threaten Lebanon's stability and prosperity.

Lebanon's convoluted political alliances

News headlines announced the victory of Hezbollah in the Lebanese elections. They warned of Iran's enhanced presence in the country since its Lebanese proxy had won big. Although the [...]

Tue, Jun 12, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
Donald J. [...]
Tue, Jun 12, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v [...]
Mon, Jun 11, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
In the run-up to Cambodia's national elections, due in July, Prime Minister Hun Sen has taken no [...]
Mon, Jun 11, 2018
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR

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