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China may have more to gain from Trump's rise than any other nation – but the risks of a miscalculation are enormous.
Though daunting, the challenge of a Trump presidency is pregnant with possibilities.
The outcome of this election may depend more on what we make of it than on what Trump and his advisers intend. Though daunting, the challenge is pregnant with possibilities.
A US Navy guided-missile destroyer sails the Pacific Ocean in November 2009.
A more muscular foreign policy in our region would carry risks, but it might also show Australia and its neighbours that the US has its interests at heart.
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After seeing the worst of American democracy, the outside world will have to adjust to a hugely unpredictable president.
The way that the EU dealt with its CETA trade deal with Canada makes it clear to Britain that negotiating a free trade agreement will be very long and difficult.
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Like the League of Nations before it, the UN is often dismissed as a powerless talking shop or a proxy for the great powers. It's much more than that.
The UN's Charter legally binds it to promote gender equality, but guess what: yes, it's a man again.
The interventionist foreign policy of the Gulf states is increasingly at odds with their economic security.
Understanding how China operates on an international level means understanding how it exercises soft power.
'Soft power' has been spoken of a great deal in relation to Sam Dastyari's recent political donations strife, but it is often misunderstood.
Welcome to Hangzhou.
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China's stewardship of the G20 has been unusually practical and results-focused. Can the world's biggest economies live up to it?
UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold lands in Israel.
Attempts to outlaw the practice have proven difficult, thanks to a tendency on the part of leaders to skirt around the rules.
Two of East Asia's biggest powers are still technically at war and deadlocked over contested territories. Now one of them wants to be friends.
Is everything on the up-and-up here?
With the DNC email leak and Trump calling on Russia to hack Clinton's emails, concern about foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election process is rising. Is e-voting the next cyber battleground?
Boris Johnson outside Whitehall in London.
Boris Johnson, the man who led the Brexit campaign, has been appointed as the UK's chief diplomat. It has sent shudders down many spines, but does Africa need to worry?
Venezuelans flee a food shortage protest.
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Venezuela sits at the edge of a humanitarian calamity. A GSU international mediation expert explains how outsiders can play a critical role in resolving the cause – a deeply rooted political battle.
The US embassy in South Africa has warned of terror threats to the country’s upmarket malls.
Governments need to build trust, especially during a time of heightened tensions around the threat of international terror attacks.
Dream of working at the UN one day? There are some strategies you can employ to maximise your chances.
To build a career as a diplomat you will need good grades, experience, social skills – and a little bit of luck.
Cyber weapons are allowing states to attack each other without fear of retaliation. The consequences potentially are devastating.
One of Oscar Wilde’s more memorable and inspiring aphorisms claimed that a map of the world without utopia on it is not worth looking at. While many might agree with the sentiment, the theory – let alone…
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This Tuesday, March 8, is International Women’s Day. Gender biases continue and women's voices are missing from expert discussions.