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Bob McMahon and I typically use our weekly podcast to discuss major foreign policy issues likely to be in the news in the coming week. In honor of the approaching New Year, we changed things up for this podcast and examined the issues likely to dominate world politics in 2014. We discussed budget battles in the United States; the Iran nuclear talks; domestic discontent bubbling up in countries around the world; fracking and energy security; tensions in the East China Sea; and the race for economic opportunities in the Arctic. Paul Stares, director of CFR’s Center for Preventive Action (CPA), joined our conversation to talk about CPA’s newly released Preventive Priorities Survey, which assesses the likelihood and consequences of potential conflicts in 2014. Read more »
The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed the upcoming conference on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) meeting in Tehran, and the second round of talks between the United States and the European Union to reach a deal for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Read more »
The Water’s Edge examines the political forces shaping American foreign policy, the sustainability of American power, and the ability of the United States to navigate a rapidly changing world.