When Putin looks in the mirror, what does he see? Not an aggressor as so many are depicting him in the West, but rather a defender of a wounded and misunderstood nation.
Vladimir Putin is a masterful politician. The US president he's dealing with is not.
From awkwardness and confusion to rancour, Trump certainly left his mark on the 2018 NATO summit.
Trump's assault on the global trade system could be just a prelude to his next moves.
The 'rules-based international order' that Trump is supposedly tearing up is an ahistorical fantasy.
While not exactly surprising coming from the Trump administration, backing out of a major UN body is bound to have serious consequences.
Disruptive technology is fundamentally reshaping global security, and potentially laying the ground for a US-China conflict.
Kim Jong-un may be able to "chat" in English. That's not enough to understand Donald Trump.
Can decades of deadlock be broken by two of the world's most unpredictable leaders?
A political scientist and economist explores the causes and consequences of Trump's scattershot trade policy.
Seven world leaders with axes to grind are preparing to sit round one table. Sparks will fly.
Without strategic clarity from the US, the Saudis and their allies are under little pressure to thaw their frozen relationship with Qatar.
The Trump administration sees plenty of problems in Central America – but it seems to be doing everything it can to make them worse.
A remarkable year on the Korean peninsula has been marked by both bitter enmity and genuine goodwill. Now, the tension is being ratcheted up again.
Just as Iran's centre ground was collapsing under political pressure, Donald Trump offered the hardliners a gift.
Ever since the shocking spectacle of the Iranian Revolution and hostage crisis, American conservatives have reserved a special disdain for the Islamic Republic.
Iran is a dangerous mischief-maker in the Middle East – but scrapping the nuclear deal will probably make things worse.
Gina Haspel is in hot water over the CIA's use of 'enhanced interrogation techniques'. And in decades past, the US imprisoned people for using the same methods.
The connection between oil and arms trade is not a conspiracy theory.
Donald Trump has always traded on his image as a master dealmaker – but many deals have been done with North Korea before.