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

Iranian leaders have long boasted that they have taken control of four Arab capitals — Baghdad, Syria, Beirut, and Yemen — simultaneously threatening Israel's security.

Beirut recently began to rise up in mass popular protests against the “regime” and “corruption.” It is no secret to anyone that the “regime” in Lebanon is now fully controlled by Iranian proxy Hezbollah. For the first time in the history of Lebanon, the state is experiencing a revolution from [...]

Thu, Jan 16, 2020
Source: Foreign Policy Blogs
The year ahead for Zimbabwe is looking grim. [...]
Thu, Jan 16, 2020
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
Nigerian media, quoting sources in the security services, [...]
Thu, Jan 16, 2020
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR
The impeachment of U.S. President Donald J. Trump transitions from the House to the Senate, China attempts to suppress a pneumonia-like outbreak ahead of Lunar New Year, and the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum is held in Davos, Switzerland. [...]
Wed, Jan 15, 2020
Source: The World Next Week |
Adam Valavanis is a former intern with the Africa Program at the Council on Foreign Relations [...]
Wed, Jan 15, 2020
Source: Africa in Transition – CFR

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