Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is at an interesting place: leaning on China for financial support, and looking to the US for security cover.
Shared economic and security interests have kept Saudi Arabia and the US close over the decades despite dramatic differences in the way the two countries are governed.
If the US stays in the Paris deal but misses its targets, the deal could look like a sham. But if Trump carries out his threat to withdraw, the US veto would be gone, and other nations might step up.
Given the carnivorous trend of the US presidency, it is unsurprising that food is a significant metaphor in House of Cards.
How will Mueller perform as special counsel? A historian compares his actions with another former FBI director to find out.
Trump avoided many of the missteps his critics feared, but he failed to acknowledge the presence of America's large Muslim population and its contribution to American society.
The University of Canberra’s Deep Saini and Michelle Grattan discuss the week in politics.
The investigation is likely to end in one of two ways: the end of Donald Trump’s presidency, or the beginning of his second term.
A president has more than one route out of office – voluntarily or otherwise.
The figures have been taken out of context.
Past presidents have made strange requests of the FBI, some of which were documented by J. Edgar Hoover.
Witch-finders of early modern Europe and modern Africa made themselves indispensable by showing people a threat of a growing crisis of threatening evil.
Could Trump be removed from office? Answering that question is less about understanding the law and more about counting votes.
The Trump administration has decided to challenge the rules of protection of personal data imposed by the previous administration on ISPs.
The US president's sharing of sensitive information with the Russian foreign minister is not only inept, it shows an alarming lack of understanding of Russia's role in the Syrian conflict.
A professor who once held top secret clearance explains how levels of classification work and where handling sensitive information gets tricky.
The author of a seminal work in the field of political psychology reveals two big mistakes the president made.
Social media is a huge channel for false information. News organisations need to wean themselves off it.
Mexico and Canada are about to turn medical cannabis into North America's most lucrative new market.
Trump's tough rhetoric is bad news for Iran's moderates.