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The World Next Year: Transitioning Into 2021

The World Next Year: Transitioning Into 2021

December 17, 2020

In this special year-end episode of The World Next Week, James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon are joined by Shannon K. O’Neil, CFR’s vice president, deputy director of studies, and Nelson and David Rockefeller senior fellow for Latin America Studies. Lindsay, McMahon, and O’Neil break down the supply chain challenges that come with distributing COVID-19 vaccines, what’s on President-Elect Joe Biden’s foreign policy agenda, and the impacts of disinformation in the United States and beyond.

A Virtual Climate Summit, Georgia Begins Early Voting, and More

A Virtual Climate Summit, Georgia Begins Early Voting, and More

December 10, 2020

The Climate Ambition Summit 2020 is held virtually five years after the Paris Agreement, the state of Georgia begins early voting in its Senate runoff, and Tunisia marks ten years since the beginning of the Arab Spring.

FDA Considers COVID-19 Vaccine Authorization, Venezuelans Vote, and More

FDA Considers COVID-19 Vaccine Authorization, Venezuelans Vote, and More

December 3, 2020

U.S. health officials discuss emergency authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine; Venezuelans vote for a new National Assembly, currently the country’s last opposition-controlled body; and the “safe harbor” deadline for the U.S. election approaches.