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
Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political v [...]
Wed, Sep 06, 2017
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

This week North Korea launched what is believed to be a Hwasong-12 military grade ballistic missile towards Japan. This aggressive act towards the US ally is thought to be the latest move in the tit for tat between North Korea and the United States. There is the belief that North Korea is close to being able to place nuclear weapons on its ballistic missile systems, and has already demonstrated that it is capable of [...]

Wed, Sep 06, 2017
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
Following a public demonstration of a completely “homemade” nuclear device claimed to have “great [...]
Tue, Sep 05, 2017
Source: Asia Unbound – CFR

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