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
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC) convenes in Paris, and conditions in Syria continue to deteriorate. [...]
Thu, Mar 08, 2018
Source: The World Next Week |

The seemingly insignificant objects of our daily lives are vital tools to understanding our past.

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Mon, Mar 05, 2018
Source: History Today Blog
A contentious general election takes place in Italy, eleven nations sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, and the year's best films are honored at the Academy Awards. [...]
Thu, Mar 01, 2018
Source: The World Next Week |
Canadian, Mexican, and U.S. [...]
Thu, Mar 01, 2018
Source: Latin America | CFR

It is tempting to try to understand events such as Brexit through historical analogies, but how useful are these comparisons?

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Wed, Feb 28, 2018
Source: History Today Blog

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