Donald Trump announced the new US strategy for the war in Afghanistan from Fort Myer, Virginia, on August 21 2017.
In Afghanistan, geopolitics are thorny, relationships are key and patience is strategy. The US president has outlined a decent plan, but can he see it through?
How will U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis handle America’s “Forever War’?
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Donald Trump's speech on "principled realism" in Afghanistan contained few surprises. Now, under the aegis of DOD chief Mattis it is the latest stage in America’s "forever war."
The man reportedly in talks with the Trump administration has a vision of setting up something akin to the East India Company in Afghanistan.
President Donald Trump has upped the ante in America’s longest-running war, but it is not clear whether an all-guns-blazing strategy will bring the long-running conflict any nearer to a conclusion. In…
A supporter of President Donald Trump, center, argues with a counterprotester at a rally in Boston on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017.
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We have an ethical obligation to stand against fascists and racists in a way that doesn't help them.
It’s #WAR, but who is the enemy now?
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Trump's former chief strategist has returned to his media roots. And he has more than a few grudges.
Malcolm Turnbull hit back at North Korea’s statement on Monday.
The North Korean regime has lashed out at Australia, describing its participation in current military exercises with the US and South Korea as 'a suicidal act of inviting disaster'.
Protesters with opposing views face off at a ‘Free Speech’ rally in Boston.
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Two genocide and mass atrocity prevention scholars argue Trump's response to the Charlottesville attack is a red flag.
Did Trump’s rhetoric played a part in radicalizing the far-right protesters in Charlottesville?
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Trump is a master of using anger to motivate his base. An anti-terrorism researcher explains how to stem the tide.
Donald Trump may not have been the 1%’s preferred candidate, but he embodied its message.
Making self-interest seem normal and a commitment to fairness an elite aberration has been a long-term project.
East London collective Boy Blue Entertainment have taken their provocative show to the Edinburgh International Festival.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is applauded at a performance in Pyongyang.
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A former Department of Defense and State Department official explains why a hardline approach on North Korea will likely fail, as it did with Iran.
People shouting and yelling slogans during a protest in front of the US Consulate to denounce Donald Trump’s immigration policies on January 30, 2017 in Toronto, Canada.
Media pundits are promoting Canada as exceptional in its tolerance and diversity but the truth is, Canadians have a tendency not to be not less racist than Americans, but to be less loud about it.
The statue of Robert Lee in Charlottesville.
Robert E. Lee is one of the most memorialised figures of the American civil war. Here's why that causes so much anger.
Pyongyang’s Korean People’s Army shows what it can do.
In international relations, words matter – and so does the credibility of the speaker.
Citizen militia march in Charlotttesville, August 12.
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Having stoked white resentment for his own benefit throughout his campaign, Trump is still emboldening it.
Head to head.
The US wants rid of NAFTA's dispute settlement mechanism but for Canada it's a red line issue.
Images of Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are shown on a news program in Seoul, South Korea on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017.
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The international community has been trying to stop North Korea from developing long-range missiles for decades. So how did North Korea get them?
Climate scientist Mark Maslin interviewed the former US vice-president about his new film, An Inconvenient Sequel.
Donald Trump’s presidency is unlike any of its modern predecessors.
A week ago, the leaked transcript of the January telephone call between Malcolm Turnbull and Donald Trump revealed Turnbull had told the president: “You can count on me. I will be there again and again…