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 Trump 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.
Is Australia's reliance on nuclear defence agreements keeping us on the wrong side of history?
American presidents of all stripes have long prided themselves on promoting democracy abroad – but in the 21st century, security comes first.
Australia needs a clear bipartisan vision of its role in the world and a strategic agenda for the long-term national interest.
Former South African President Thabo Mbeki remains a puzzle to many of his compatriots. A new book, ‘The Thabo Mbeki I know’, will help to understand him better.
Beneath the usual pomp and circumstance of Obama's weeklong visit to Asia lies a clear message for aggressors in the region. An East Asia expert from UC Berkeley reads between the lines.
Libya has become a case study for those who think the world should never intervene in national conflicts. Not so fast.
The South African military's capabilities for socio-economic development are questionable, even in its own country. The force is in critical decline, but is expected to aid humanitarian efforts.
Turkey is the one of the U.S.'s most important allies in the Mideast, but recent actions such as the downing of a Russian fighter raise important questions about its reliability as a partner.
Over the past two decades, it has not been easy for any country – let alone a newly freed one, like post-apartheid South Africa – to understand the rapidly changing world.
With Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Iran and the US all at the table, Russia's benighted Syria plan may at last have a chance of success.
Is George Osborne deploying the 'Deep State' to secure a long-term nuclear arsenal for Britain?
Russia's Syria play may have hit some snags already, but the US is hardly placed to kick up a fuss.
The past two decades were years of sclerosis and decline in Australia’s once creative and agile foreign policy. A new course must be set to meet the challenges of exciting but risky times.