Barack Obama and Shinzō Abe at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial.
Speaking at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, Barack Obama sounded a hopeful note – but both the US and Japan still fall short.
A 19th-century photograph of a women’s restroom in a Pittsburgh factory.
It wasn’t even until the late 19th century that this was codified into law.
Is it too soon to dig the TPP’s grave?
We've been examining the ins and outs of TPP and the rise of the anti-trade right for months. Here's a roundup of some of our coverage.
Obama arrives in Japan.
Some are calling on the president to issue an apology when he visits Hiroshima. But an East Asia expert says his visit will focus on remembrance, and explains why that is enough.
President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.
Two prominent MIT physicists ask whether for nuclear weapons, less is more
Obama’s message while in Vietnam and Japan may be twofold.
Beneath the usual pomp and circumstance of Obama's weeklong visit to Asia lies a clear message for aggressors in the region. An East Asia expert from UC Berkeley reads between the lines.
Native Americans have struggled for recognition of the violence done to them through colonisation and the persistent harms of settler colonialism.
Despite significant shortcomings in the negotiation, content and honouring of treaties, they continue to define the nature of the relationship between most Native Americans and the United States.
He who laughs last?
The GOP is imploding, based on the animus the party stoked toward Obama.
Woman at wreckage of deadly car bomb in Baghdad.
Obama's military strategy in Iraq and Syria hasn't defeated the Islamic State, but it isn't a total failure either. A retired major general and law professor looks at the successes and shortcomings.
The 82nd Airborne taking part in NATO exercises in Spain.
No election in recent times has so clearly presented American voters with such a stark choice when it comes to U.S. foreign policy. A guide to the major differences.
Members of the Senegalese anti-government youth movement Y'en a Marre (We’re Fed Up), in Dakar.
US President Barack Obama would do well to refocus America's interventions in Africa to support peaceful activists fighting for democracy.
What’s he saying about me?
Barack Obama's dour disappointment with Europe is far more powerful than his worries about a Brexit.
Ready for war: American and South Korean soldiers in April 2016.
Only 16 percent of Americans see North Korea as the US' "greatest enemy." Here's why that percentage should be much bigger.
US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
To date, neither Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump nor Democratic contender Hillary Clinton have paid significant attention to Africa as part of their campaign efforts.
Donald Trump has been highly critical of trade liberalisation, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Donald Trump will probably not become US president, but whoever succeeds Barack Obama will have a tough time undoing the damage Trump has done.
Some things never change, it seems. For my entire life people have been protesting about the madness of nuclear weapons. Policymakers have been studiously ignoring such protests for just as long. Not only…
At Parque de la Memoria, Obama and Macri pay tribute to victims of the dictatorship.
Argentina and the US have never had the cosiest of relationships. Could opening up old secrets help bring them together?
Speaking to AIPAC in Washington March 21.
If you take Donald Trump at his word, what would his foreign policy look like?
The latest American to flock to Cuba.
Cuba has been reforming parts of its economy since 2008. Will the thaw in relations with its Cold War adversary and Obama's visit accelerate those changes?
We examine the highlights in 334 legal opinions written by Obama's pick to replace Antonin Scalia.