New Zealand proposes a new approach to diplomacy with its Pacific neighbours.
Whether New Zealand achieves real change in the way it engages with Pacific nations depends on how the 'Pacific reset' funding boost is translated into action on the ground.
The U.S. won’t be able to walk all over Putin with unilateral sanctions.
American policymakers and lawmakers are floating unilateral sanctions against Russia, Iran and even Turkey in an effort to change behavior. But research shows sanctions only work in narrow circumstances.
Millennials are not into the ‘We are the greatest country’ idea.
Millennials are less inclined than older Americans to intervene abroad, maintain superior military power or believe the US is an exceptional nation. What does that mean for the country's future?
After a week spent trampling the international order, Trump capped his performance by giving Vladimir Putin the benefit of the doubt.
Radical policy shifts are a hallmark of the Trump administration. On May 8, the president announced that the U.S. would withdraw from the international Iran nuclear deal.
Many presidents have radically changed US foreign policy. Truman created his own doctrine. Carter gave up the Panama Canal. But a presidential historian sees danger in Trump's decision-making style.
An International Atomic Energy Agency inspector at Iran’s Natanz facility, 2014.
AP Photo/IRNA, Kazem Ghane
Who do you call when there's a nuclear crisis? The International Atomic Energy Agency, unless the crisis involves North Korea -- then things get complicated.
The UN Security Council has proved powerless to stop Assad’s use of chemical agents.
Nothing the world has done has stopped Bashar al-Assad's regime from using chemical weapons – but it's imperative to keep trying.
July 4th in a Dallas suburb.
Belief in American exceptionalism isn't just at odds with history and facts. It undermines the country's capacity to address looming challenges.
Indonesia has yet to embrace digital diplomacy.
The government should take advantage of digital technology as they will be able to extend their public diplomacy agenda in an even more interactive way.
Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s foreign affairs minister, is welcomed by German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel prior to a meeting of the G20 Foreign Ministers in Bonn, Germany in February 2017.
(AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Germany's foreign minister could take a page from Chrystia Freeland's playbook on how his country should manage foreign policy in the Donald Trump era.
An anti-war protester wears a mask showing US President Donald Trump in Berlin, Germany.
AP Photo/Michael Sohn
A former diplomat and foreign policy expert explains just how easily the president could bypass objections to war, from Congress to dissenting generals.
Now citizens have a louder voice than ever, the UK badly needs to decide on its role in the world.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the signing ceremony on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, May 14 2017.
Using the country's foreign policy to support national development will equip Indonesia to navigate geopolitical shifts.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in support of Sen. Luther Strange, in Huntsville, Ala., on Sept. 22.
(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
Precisely because of his problems at home, Donald Trump wants to do more abroad – possibly with disastrous results. How can those who know foreign policy rein him in?
People watch news on missile launch in Pyongyang, North Korea.
AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin
Refresh your knowledge on the origins of North Korea's nuclear threat and the options world leaders have to deal with it.
President Donald Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
A foreign policy expert takes a look at how the high-profile exchange between the U.S. and Russian leaders went down.
A memorial in Manchester.
Jeremy Corbyn was criticised for raising this issue on the campaign trail but it's time we talked about it.
Police line up to defend Congress from protesters in the nation’s capital Brasilia, while the Temer government struggles.
Domestically, Brazil is a mess. Now, its foreign policy is in crisis, too, landing a staggering one-two punch to this one-time rising star.
President Donald Trump with other officials during Arab-Islamic-American Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
For Trump, putting America first means that being a global leader on human rights may take a back seat.
A French president with a global mindset.
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.