August 14, 2014
The U.S. evaluates response in Iraq; the UN debates the conflict in Sudan and South Sudan; and a Russian humanitarian convoy approaches Ukraine.
July 30, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Gulf leaders; the first Republican presidential debate is held and the 25th anniversary of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait is marked.
June 19, 2014
A crisis in Iraq unfolds as the U.S. considers options; the European Council meets in Brussels; and the United Nations Security Council debates Syria.
April 24, 2014
Iraq holds parliamentary elections; South Africa marks the twentieth anniversary of the end of apartheid; and the EU observes the tenth anniversary of its largest expansion.
January 9, 2014
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Iraq deals with a renewed al-Qaeda threat; Egypt holds a constitutional referendum; and Thailand braces for a new round of pre-election prot…
October 24, 2013
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: Georgia holds presidential elections; a report on Syria's chemical weapons is due; Iraq's prime minister Al-Maliki visits Washington; and ba…
March 14, 2013
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: President Obama visits Israel; Iran's supreme leader delivers a speech for Iranian New Year; the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Ir…