The Trump administration's tendency to follow rules only if they're in its interest could end up hurting the US in the long run.
The impeachment investigation of US president Donald Trump has formally started, but much has changed since 1974, when Richard Nixon was forced out of office.
The US President pledged ambitious growth in the fossil fuel industry on his 2016 campaign trail – but new data shows that the green economy was already growing almost three times as fast.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is known as a master of Senate rules. If the House impeaches President Trump, what could he do to influence the process – and outcome – of a trial?
Are Republican leaders overestimating the extent to which the public wants them to defend Donald Trump?
A critic of Obama's two terms explains how the 44th president's personality and his politics of 'least resistance' prevented him from rising to the moment.
In the aftermath of President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw US troops from Syria, Turkey may be sinking deeper in the Syrian conflict.
Meanwhile, the polls indicated that support for impeachment has shifted markedly, with most Americans now supporting it.
The world faces a collision between facts and alternative facts – so how do experts get their message heard over the din of fake news?
Investigations often damage the president's approval rating, particularly if the inquiry drags on for a long time. But that may not matter to a historically unpopular president like Trump.
Why the US decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria is so dangerous.
The US president's latest announcement portends a worrying outcome in a part of the world riven by years of conflict.
Satire can skewer a pompous or corrupt politician. But history shows it can also popularise its targets.
The U.S. under Trump is no longer seen as the enemy by Europe's New Right, who are the ideological descendants of the original fascists. With Trump's rise, they have a new hero in an unexpected place.
The prime minister's recent appearances at home and abroad suggest he is tracking to the right, and the lack of nuance in the positions he takes is worrying.
Deep Saini and Michelle Grattan discuss the consequences of the controversial phone call between Morrison and Trump as revealed by the New York Times.
As the impeachment inquiry gathers pace, both sides seem to be digging in. What happens in the inquiry in the next few months will have a huge impact on the 2020 presidential election.
President Trump solicited foreign help for his presidential campaign. So did presidential candidate Richard Nixon. The difference, writes scholar Ken Hughes, is that Nixon was more skilled at it.
Delivering the Lowy Lecture on Thursday night, Morrison said Australia “cannot afford to leave it to others to set the standards that will shape our global economy”.
Africa has already felt the effects of Donald Trump's climate change denialism. Recent events are also raising political issues of keen interest among the continent's democrats.