The UK political elite is overestimating the power of the Commonwealth’s brand in Africa as it seeks new partners in the wake of Brexit.
Will the world be safer if Trump meant the things he said on the campaign trail, or if he didn't?
South Africa is breathing a sigh of relief after escaping a credit rating downgrade. But there are still serious concerns around structure of the country's economy and finances.
Brazil's place within the BRICS bloc is becoming questionable. Since the new President Michel Temer took over, Brazil's foreign policy has shifted away from BRICS ideals to favour western interests.
Forget what you heard about isolationism, the new president-elect will realise the US needs the world and vice versa.
Europe has a lot riding on this election: NATO, relations with Russia and free trade all hang in the balance.
With a $1 trillion modernisation programme signed off and atomic scientists deeply worried about the future, American policy on nuclear weapons is pretty much business as usual.
Wars in Chechnya and Iraq affected the stories American and Russian leaders tell about their place in the world.
In the third volume of The Official History of ASIO series, historians Dr John Blaxland and Dr Rhys Crawley examine the organisation's role in the years leading to the end of the Cold War.
The Trump circus has distracted from genuine scrutiny of Hillary Clinton's approach to global challenges if she becomes president - and the signs are not good.
Populism is a hot topic around the globe right now, and much can be learned from studying its history.
Some countries clearly prefer one candidate over the other. But the biggest loser may be the American political process, long held up as a model for the rest of the world to emulate.
BRICS is slowly being written off as a bloc that can administer coherent political action.
BRICS goes into its eighth summit with lots of hurdles. Sanusha Naidu consideres its future prospects.
The international community seems totally incapable of stopping the bloodshed in Syria. But we can express our outrage.
Scotland is about to greatly expand its use of tags to have more prisoners serve sentences in their homes and communities.
The Lockerbie trial illustrates several challenges that are likely to arise again in the pursuit of justice for those killed on Flight MH17.
Whoever wins the keys to the White House in November, it is far from guaranteed that Barack Obama's detente with the Cubans will continue.
The FBI is warning of Russian cyberattackers probing American election systems. Information warfare scholars discuss Russia's digital efforts to benefit its national interests.
Russia is dragging its feet on climate action - and risks being left out in the cold.