Research on more than 50 government investigations reveals how partisanship can get in the way of finding answers we all agree on.
Since World War II, the US and Mexico have successfully worked together on issues like trade and migration. If Trump refuses to treat Mexico as a partner, how bitter will the breakup be?
Great powers have always meddled in each other's business and struggled to reconcile their interests. Why are we convinced Russia is different?
This isn't the first time the US has banned people based on nationality. History shows these exclusions have put our national security at risk and caused rifts with foreign allies.
Decades – even centuries – have gone into building the diplomatic protocols on which we all rely. Is all that work being undone?
The ball is rolling on the first foreign policy white paper in a decade - and there is much we need to think about.
It's all very well to be intimidating, but China needs to win people over too.
'Little trick' or 'petty action'? The difference matters when translating what China really said about Trump's call with Tsai Ing-wen.
There has never been a time when the disconnect between political elites and the public interest was greater than it is today.
Uncertainties about America’s trajectory under Trump come at a particularly awkward moment in post-Cold War history.
From Iran and the relationship with Russia to global trade, many questions remain on how Donald Trump will shape his foreign policy.
The world's best known talk show host has become the president-elect of the most powerful country in the world. Trump running the US is unlikely to be good news for Africa.
The differences between the two candidates on key policies are stark, and the result will have major implications around the world.
In less than a week, Americans will choose their next president. And either way, there are problems on a foerign policy level.
Violence, poverty and oppression in Honduras are causing thousands to flee to the US. Will the next president own the role of US foreign policy in creating these problems?
The foul-mouthed, tough-talking president of the Philippines is ironically a pragmatist on foreign policy.
The time has come for developed nations to eliminate the large pockets of ignorance which exist in their societies about Africa and other peoples. Globalisation demands that people think differently.
The UK went into Libya with gusto – but ended up in a morass of mission creep and bad planning.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump appeared in the 'commander-in-chief' forum this week. This roundup looks at what the experts have to say about our nation's biggest vulnerabilities.
Is America exceptional? An expert on rhetoric examines how the idea has changed over time, and how Democrats are claiming their own version.