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The World Next Year: Looking Ahead to 2020

The World Next Year: Looking Ahead to 2020

December 19, 2019

Hosts James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon are joined by Paul B. Stares to forecast the coming year’s international challenges and developments.

The Afghanistan Papers, Trade Talks, and More

The Afghanistan Papers, Trade Talks, and More

December 12, 2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue amid the release of “The Afghanistan Papers,” the trade feud between the United States and China goes on as the House of Representatives faces an important vote on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, and climate activists take stock of the recent COP25 climate conference in Madrid.

The UK’s Pivotal Election, Ukraine’s Peace Talks, and More

The UK’s Pivotal Election, Ukraine’s Peace Talks, and More

December 5, 2019

The United Kingdom holds a pivotal general election, peace talks on the conflict in eastern Ukraine continue, and the World Trade Organization grinds to a halt.