The World Next WeekAuthor: Council on Foreign Relations
21 Sep 2018

The World Next Week

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A weekly preview of world events in the week ahead from the Council on Foreign Relations.

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    United Nations General Assembly Special

    A look at President Trump’s UN diplomacy, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses the General Assembly, Syria’s war end game generates discussion, and the UN tries to make progress on a global migrant compact.  

  • Posted on 20 Sep 2018

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    The Two Koreas Hold a Summit, and a Look Back at the Lehman Collapse

    The two Koreas hold a summit in Pyongyang, ten years pass since the epic Lehman Brothers collapse, and Hurricane Florence threatens massive damage in the southeastern United States.

  • Posted on 13 Sep 2018

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    Erdogan, Rouhani and Putin Talk Syria and Populism Looms in Swedish Elections

    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.

  • Posted on 06 Sep 2018

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    Afghan Peace Talks Take Shape, African Leaders In The Spotlight

    Moscow moves to host Afghanistan peace talks, and politics in Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo reach a pivotal point. 

  • Posted on 23 Aug 2018

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    New Tariffs Hit Chinese Imports, Putin and Merkel Meet in Berlin

    The trade war between the United States and China intensifies, and Vladimir Putin and Angela Merkel meet in Germany.

  • Posted on 15 Aug 2018

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