As candidate, Trump promised protectionist trade policies and denigrated international agreements. Now, as president of the United States, how far can he go?
The fall of the Berlin wall was supposed to usher in ‘the end of history’, an eternal age of capitalist economics and liberal-democratic politics. It hasn’t turned out that way.
Far from 'making America great again', Donald Trump's sloganeering will deepen mistrust of US motives and irreparably damage any prospect of co-existence, let alone a more co-operative world order.
The prospect of foreign hackers interfering with democracy is not just an American story. It could happen in Australia too, and we need to guard against it.
Is Trump correct in asserting that NATO has outlived its utility? Or that NATO’s members enjoy a 'free ride' on the back of the US? A political scientist examines the evidence.
If someone sees or hears something they don't want to believe...they probably won't believe it.
Populists now run the United States, Russia, Turkey, and the Philippines — as well as many Latin American and African nations. What does this mean for the world?
Bashar al-Assad, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan have a long history as leaders of their countries and players in the Syrian war.
As Putin's Russia flexes its muscles, there are concerns over the future of the alliance without US leadership.
For all the chatter about the Kremlin's supposed preference for Trump over Clinton, its strategy is far from clear.
Russia has decades of experience setting "honeytraps" for spies, diplomats, and whoever else it wants to embarrass or blackmail.
More than five years into a catastrophic, multi-sided war of attrition, a new order for Syria is coming into view.
Understanding the populism of the Putin government is more urgent than ever as Russia plays a major geopolitical role in the Middle-Eastern balance.
Despite the cataclysmic risks of the Cold War, times have never been as dangerous as these since 1945. Freedom and the rule of law are both under threat.
The new triumvirate leading the way on Syria has deep roots.
The future of Europe hangs in the balance. Will its leaders step up?
From Sharapova to the Brownlee brothers, 2016 has given us one step forward to one step back.
Despite the assassination of the Russian ambassador in Turkey, Ankara is part of a new ad-hoc coalition with Moscow and Tehran in the MiddleEast.
Ambassador Karlov's death will weaken Turkey's influence in the Syrian conflict.
In the Middle East, there will be no easy choices for the incoming Trump administration - and a wild ride is likely to continue.