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

Saudi Iranian Flags BIN

On Saturday afternoon November 4th from the Saudi capital of Riyadh, now former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri declared he resigned due to threat of assassination, saying, “I have sensed what is being plotted covertly to target my life.” The BBC reported that Hariri made multiple trips to Saudi Arabia (KSA) over the couple of days prior to his announcement, and Hariri attacked Iran and the Shia movement Hezbollah in the [...]

Mon, Nov 13, 2017
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
President Donald J. [...]
Mon, Nov 13, 2017
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR
Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v [...]
Mon, Nov 13, 2017
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

An embattled emperor offered guidance to his successors in the shape of a ‘mirror for princes'.

Sun, Nov 12, 2017
Source: History Today Blog
President Donald J. Trump's long trip to Asia concludes. [...]
Thu, Nov 09, 2017
Source: The World Next Week |

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