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
Thu, Sep 13, 2018
Source: History Today Blog
Turkish, Russian and Iranian leaders meet over the war in Syria, Sweden eyes populism amid new general elections, and President Trump's tariffs could hit $200 billion dollars' worth of Chinese imports. [...]
Thu, Sep 06, 2018
Source: The World Next Week |
Sofia Alessandra Ramirez is a research associate in Latin America Studies at the Council on F [...]
Tue, Sep 04, 2018
Source: Latin America | CFR
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. [...]
Source: The World Next Week |
The White House deals with the aftermath of the meeting between Presidents Donald J. Trump and Vladimir Putin, two trade summits kick off in Latin America, and Xi Jinping travels to Africa on his way to the BRICS summit. [...]
Source: The World Next Week |

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