The World Next Week
Afghanistan’s Humanitarian Crisis, Diplomacy Intensifies Over Russia-Ukraine Conflict, and More

Afghanistan’s Humanitarian Crisis, Diplomacy Intensifies Over Russia-Ukraine Conflict, and More

January 27, 2022

The humanitarian crisis deepens in Afghanistan, international diplomacy intensifies over Russian-Ukrainian tensions, and Myanmar marks one year since the military coup.

 

Articles Mentioned in the Podcast

 

Afghanistan Food Security Update” [PDF], World Food Programme, December 8, 2021

 

Joshua Kurlantzick, “Myanmar Is a Failing State—and Could Be a Danger to Its Neighbors,” CFR.org, September 16, 2021

Global Supply Chain Slowdown, Russia-Ukraine Tensions Build, and More

Global Supply Chain Slowdown, Russia-Ukraine Tensions Build, and More

January 20, 2022

Supply chain challenges reverberate again, high-stakes diplomacy continues with Russia over Ukraine, and Hondurans inaugurate a new president.

 

Articles Mentioned in the Podcast

 

Shannon K. O’Neil, “Why the Supply Chain Slowdown Will Persist,” Foreign Affairs, December 21, 2021

European Parliament’s Presidential Election, COVID-19 Case Rates Surge, and More

European Parliament’s Presidential Election, COVID-19 Case Rates Surge, and More

January 13, 2022

The European Parliament elects a new president, COVID-19 case rates surge across the globe, and diplomacy continues over Russian security demands in Europe.

 

Articles Mentioned in the Podcast

 

Mary Beth Sheridan, “Mexico has refused to close its borders during the covid-19 pandemic. Does that make sense?” Washington Post, January 12, 2022

 

Stephen Sestanovich, “The Russia-Ukraine Crisis: A Scorecard on Biden’s Response,” CFR.org, December 23, 2021

 

Adam Tooze, “Chartbook #68 Putin’s Challenge to Western hegemony - the 2022 edition,” January 12, 2022

U.S.-Russia Talks, Capitol Insurrection Anniversary, and More

U.S.-Russia Talks, Capitol Insurrection Anniversary, and More

January 6, 2022

Top officials from the United States and Russia meet in Geneva to discuss nuclear arms control and the crisis in Ukraine, Americans mark one year since the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, and the CES trade show wraps in Las Vegas.

 

Articles Mentioned on the Podcast

 

Stephen Sestanovich, “The Russia-Ukraine Crisis: A Scorecard on Biden’s Response,” CFR.org, December 23, 2021