June 29, 2022
Weekly World News Update
NATO Leaders Meet in Madrid; Bombshell Testimony on Capitol Hill; World Leaders Gather for G-7 Summit; U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade; Monkeypox Cases Surge; Rights and Freedoms in Focus.
NATO Leaders Meet in Madrid
Bombshell Testimony on Capitol Hill
The Most Damning January 6 Testimony Yet” David A. Graham, The Atlantic – June 28, 2022

An Aid Shatters the Trump White House Code of Silence” Ruth Marcus, The Washington Post – June 28, 2022


World Leaders Gather for G-7 Summit
Tale of 2 Summits: ‘America’s Back’ to America’s Backsliding” Zeke Miller, Associated Press – June 27, 2022

Four Takeaways from Biden’s Trip to the G7” Kevin Liptak, CNN – June 28, 2022


Control Freaks: G7 Leaders Push to Cap Oil Prices” David M. Herszenhorn and Florian Eder, Politico – June 28, 2022

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U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade
The Fallout from Overturning Roe” The Economist – June 26, 2022


We’re Not Going Back to the Time Before Roe. We’re Going Somewhere Worse” Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker – June 24, 2022

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Monkeypox Cases Surge
Multi-country Monkeypox Outbreak: Situation Update” World Health Organization – June 27, 2022


Countries With Most Monkeypox Cases Receive First EU-Bought Vaccines” Helen Collis, Politico – June 28, 2022

The Next Epidemic May Be Here. The U.S. Isn’t Ready for It” David C. Harvey, STAT – June 28, 2022
Rights and Freedoms in Focus
Belarus ‘Engulfed in Fear’, Human Rights Council Hears” United Nations – June 29, 2022

Rappler: Philippines Orders Shutdown of Maria Ressa’s Critical News Site” Howard Johnson & Frances Mao, BBC News – June 29, 2022

‘Surprise’ Jailing in Vietnam Tests U.S., EU Climate Strategy” Zack Colman & Karl Mathiesen, Politico – June 26, 2022

Africa: End Rights Abuses Against Girls" Human Rights Watch – June 16, 2022
Weekly World News Update is a collection of sources to help readers better understand what is happening around the world and the policy implications of these developments. Any opinions expressed in the above articles are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the position of the World Affairs Councils of America, which takes no institutional positions on matters of policy.