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
Brian Harper is an intern in the Latin America Studies program at the Council on Foreign Rela [...]
Wed, Apr 11, 2018
Source: Latin America | CFR
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and China have [...]
Wed, Apr 11, 2018
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

US and South Korean army soldiers pose on a floating bridge on the Hantan River during a joint military exercise in Yeoncheon, South Korea, in December 2015. (Photo by AP)

This year's U.S.-ROK annual joint military drills kicked off on 1 April after a delay of two months caused by the astonishingly fast-forwarded bilateral thaws between the Koreas, U.S. and China. The first part of the drills, Foal Eagle, will involve a field training exercise [...]

Wed, Apr 11, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

Marrying the sister of a deceased wife was illegal in Victorian England.

Wed, Apr 11, 2018
Source: History Today Blog

A 2-ship of Israeli Air Force F-16s from Ramon Air Base, Israel head out to the Nevada Test and Training Range, July 17, 2009 during Red Flag 09-4. Red Flag is a realistic combat training exercise involving the air forces of the United States and its allies. The exercise is conducted on the 15,000-square-mile Nevada Test and Training Range, north of Las Vegas. Red Flag is one of a series of advanced training programs [...]

Tue, Apr 10, 2018
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs

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