Presidents past have used this nearly limitless power to halt criminal prosecutions before. What's to stop Trump?
After a high point in 2011, it looked like a global wave of protest had crested. But another one is surging.
While democracy is struggling globally and especially in Asia, Mongolians continue to vote and engage.
Against the backdrop of the G20, Russia and the US have made a deal over Syria. But it's Putin who holds the winning hand.
While some countries were taking a major step toward the elimination of nuclear weapons, the US and its allies were focusing on ineffective, counter-productive sanctions against North Korea.
A foreign policy expert takes a look at how the high-profile exchange between the U.S. and Russian leaders went down.
Russia has seized upon loopholes in lobbying laws, hiring PR firms to influence American public opinion and policy in ways that advance Russia's strategic interests.
If the G20 is to remain relevant in the quest for more inclusive and fair global governance, Africa offers an historic opportunity for collective action, despite the absence of the US under Trump.
A historian takes us beyond the noise in Washington and examines how US and Russian power and interests compare.
As far as Moscow's concerned, the stakes in Libya are low and the potential returns very high.
Laws that limit presidential power won't enforce themselves – Congress must act.
After abstaining on a key Security Council vote in 2011, Moscow lost billions of dollars in Libyan contracts as well as its say in international security governance. It wants both back.
Russia is dangerous, the president lied, and now it's up to the special counsel.
Hoover abused his power as FBI director to serve presidents' interests. The reforms that followed were set up to prevent it from happening again.
Russian media both hint toward the Russian regime’s prowess in influencing the US election, while simultaneously treating the accusation as baseless Western propaganda.
Speaking with: Tony Kevin on his “Return to Moscow”
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William Isdale speaks to Tony Kevin about his experience living in Russia during the Cold War and what he found when he returned almost 50 years later.
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.
Pyongyang's latest missile test sparked a surprising reaction from the Russian leader.
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.