The World Next WeekAuthor: Council on Foreign Relations
13 Dec 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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    Protesters Return to the Streets in Paris, and Afghan Peace Talks Resume

    The thirtieth anniversary of the Pan Am bombing/Lockerbie crash is marked, "yellow vest" protesters take to the streets of Paris for the fifth weekend in a row, and Pakistan’s foreign minister visits Afghanistan amid new peace efforts.

  • Posted on 13 Dec 2018

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    May's Brexit Deal Faces Defeat and the UN Urges a Global Migrant Compact

    Theresa May’s Brexit plan faces a series of devastating defeats, and nations make crucial decisions regarding the UN’s Global Migrant Compact. Sebastian Mallaby sits in for Jim Lindsay. 

  • Posted on 06 Dec 2018

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    Trump Attends G20 Summit, and a UN Climate Summit Begins in Poland

    World leaders convene in Argentina for the annual G20 summit, and a UN climate summit gets underway in Poland. 

  • Posted on 29 Nov 2018

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    Brexit Deal Shakes Up May's Cabinet, and APEC Summit Overshadowed by Trade War

    A Brexit deal triggers a political crisis in Britan, trade wars loom large as the APEC Summit gets underway, and an Ebola outbreak in Congo threatens to spread. Ted Alden sits in for Bob McMahon.   

  • Posted on 15 Nov 2018

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    Two Meaningful Anniversaries Are Marked, and the East Asia Summit Takes Place in Singapore

    The 13th East Asia Summit takes place in Singapore, the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War I is commemorated, and the 29-year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is marked. 

  • Posted on 08 Nov 2018

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