Very little of what Barack Obama promised to achieve in foreign affairs has come to pass.
Barack Obama assumed office in January 2009 amid public euphoria and high expectations of greater racial harmony and reduced gun violence at home and a more stable and peaceful international order.
Ankara's real target in Syria is the Kurds, but is Turkey getting bogged down on too many fronts?
Cooperation between Tehran and Moscow is strictly limited to Syria.
Here they come.
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American presidents of all stripes have long prided themselves on promoting democracy abroad – but in the 21st century, security comes first.
Sergeant Paul Shaw LBIPP (Army)/MOD
The second organisational pillar of the European order isn't as threatened as the EU – but there's trouble ahead.
Oil wasn't the conspiracy behind the Iraq War, but it was always in the mix.
Does the rest of the world care about Australia’s election?
Experts in the UK, US, India, Indonesia and NZ explain how Australia's election is playing out abroad and what's at stake for our neighbours and allies.
There is so much going on in the world these days it’s sometimes possible to focus on the ephemeral and the inconsequential rather than the long-term structural changes that are likely to shape the international…
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.
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.
Round ‘em up.
Washington has been trying to corral the ASEAN countries into a unified bloc against China – but it could actually destabilise the region further.
The Republicans' disaster of a frontrunner is making moves to appear more presidential. Is anyone fooled?
What’s he saying about me?
Barack Obama's dour disappointment with Europe is far more powerful than his worries about a Brexit.
The Iraqi army is in increasing need of the US’s help.
The Obama administration likes to say it won't put "boots on the ground" in Iraq – but that's increasingly at odds with reality.
The Republican insurgent's latest foray into geopolitics was even more dangerous than it sounded.
Donald Trump has been touting his foreign policy “record”.
Whatever his position on the Iraq War was in 2003, Donald Trump is ready to attack Hillary Clinton for her's – and from the left, too.
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?
Not quite brothers in arms.
Cuba punches above its weight in a number of sectors and the US would be wise to take note.
Speaking to AIPAC in Washington March 21.
If you take Donald Trump at his word, what would his foreign policy look like?