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
In the wake of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's historic victory, the markets are focused on Mexico' [...]
Mon, Jul 09, 2018
Source: Latin America | CFR

A translator alters more than a text's language, turning the process into a political statement.

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Tue, Jul 03, 2018
Source: History Today Blog
Yesterday, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, best known by his initials, AMLO, won Mexico's presidenti [...]
Mon, Jul 02, 2018
Source: Latin America | CFR

The late, great American novelist performed an important, but little-known, cultural role during the Cold War.

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Mon, Jul 02, 2018
Source: History Today Blog
Looking for nonfiction book recommendations to kick off your summer? In this annual episode, hosts Jim Lindsay and Bob McMahon join Washington Post book critic Carlos Lozada to discuss the books they're reading, the books they're looking forward to, and the books they're packing with their towels for the next trip to the beach. [...]
Thu, Jun 28, 2018
Source: The World Next Week |

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