Losing a national security adviser is one thing – weeks and months of slow-drip crises is quite another.
As with so many other areas of policy, Trump vacillates from one pole to another on Israel.
He campaigned on the notion that his business experience would equip him to 'make America great again,' but running a family company is poor training for the presidency.
The most hated president in US history could teach our new leader a few things.
Pope Francis appears to have defended Native American protests on the North Dakota pipeline issue. Indigenous cultures have a right to defend 'their ancestral relationship to the Earth,' he said.
The Conversation Global's video series: same in-depth analysis and expert insight, new format.
Donald Trump claims that there is a tremendous increase in the number of people with autism. Is he right?
Barack Obama's high standing in sub-Sahara Africa persisted despite grumbling that he never delivered American largess to the degree many initially expected.
After World War II, psychologists identified character traits that explained why so many people were complicit in Hitler's crimes. Are we seeing something similar now?
In the face of planetary problems such as climate change, does national citizenship lose its meaning?
The divine right of kings was dismantled after a bloody conflict nearly 400 years ago. The impulse which led to that change should protect us from the reign of the White House emperor.
A 19th-century movement, New Thought, came to a have deep influence on the prosperity gospel - that faith could lead one to health and material wealth. What does it tell us about Trump's faith?
Most of Trump's positions go against the principles accepted by the United Nations. The new Secretary-General will have to try to find areas of mutual concern to work with the new US administration.
Israeli settlements are one main reason many observers are increasingly pessimistic about the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Can Trump break through?
A Trump presidency brings into question America’s traditional approach to Africa, especially Rwanda. But a true shift in US foreign policy in Africa is not a priority for the Trump administration.
Great powers are often deadly rivals, but their leaders can still learn to communicate properly.
The trend of mixing social and commercial goals has been a long time coming.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may have just demonstrated to other world leaders how to possibly approach President Donald Trump.
A unique poll from Penn State’s McCourtney Institute for Democracy tracks how the nation is feeling.
Children end up caught in the political crossfire.