We asked an expert on diplomacy and foreign policy.
France's president-elect made his name in the global arena, and has a diplomatic bent. Revitalising French foreign policy may well be among his early successes.
Since the late 1970s, East Asia has seen fewer deaths in conflict than any other continent. Can it keep the peace?
Why we can expect Xi Jinping and Donald Trump's meeting at Mar-a-Lago to be a success.
Morocco has been on a massive diplomatic drive, using both its political and economic muscle. Since his coronation in 1999, the king has led over 40 visits to African countries south of the Sahara.
In Kosovo's long struggle to gain international recognition of its statehood, football has helped the country achieve major goals.
The House of Saud's recent efforts to push back against Iran have not paid off. Time to lock in some more allies.
The integration of Turkey into the European Union could have embodied a counter-discourse to the so-called 'Clash of Civilisations'. Perhaps it is not too late.
Tensions in Asia may soon boil over. If U.S. leaders fail to seek pathways to peace, the consequences may be grim, warns former National Security Council member.
There's no middle ground when it comes to a president like this.
Despite talking up her visit to the White House, the British PM has been remarkably quiet on the biggest issue of the moment.
US foreign relations have gone online. And the results are not looking good.
It's all smiles as two leaders meet for the first time, but it'll take more than warm words to navigate the choppy waters ahead.
Cutting off funds for crucial UN bodies could have disastrous consequences for the world order.
The precise wording of UN resolutions and the smallest of concessions by Pyongyang are telltale signs that change is underway.
Decades – even centuries – have gone into building the diplomatic protocols on which we all rely. Is all that work being undone?
Russia has decades of experience setting "honeytraps" for spies, diplomats, and whoever else it wants to embarrass or blackmail.
As his nominee for secretary of state awaits confirmation, Donald Trump is under pressure to explain what his views on Russia actually are.
The UK has to move on from these petty squabbles and start coming up with a plan.
Less than a year ago, Andrey Karlov's assassination would've been a dangerous diplomatic incident – but the two massive powers involved have all but mended fences.