Former US secretary of state, Henry Kissinger has died, aged 100. His legacy, including his involvement in the Vietnam war, is long, complicated and divisive.
It’s good to talk − just don’t expect it to result in a reset in relations between Beijing and Washington.
At the United Nations and elsewhere, the response by the US and Western Europe to events in Israel and Gaza have been out of step with that of governments in Africa, South America and Asia.
Beijing’s tone on the Middle East crisis has shifted since Hamas’s initial attack, becoming increasingly pro-Palestinian.
Ahtisaari’s role in Namibia was crucial. But he left a major legacy in pursuing peace in various places of conflict in his later life too.
Ecowas’ threats to intervene militarily in Niger played a role in the creation of the Alliance of Sahel States, whose members have pledged to assist each other in the event of aggression.
France’s withdrawal from Niger could hurt the regional fight against terrorism, create an opportunity for Wagner’s influence and increase Europe’s migrant crisis.
Politicians and scholars debate whether China’s economic investments in Africa benefit or exploit local populations. But what does the public think?
Although there have progress to achieve gender equality, women are still under-represented in diplomacy in Asia.
The G20 has its critics, but an expert on international politics explains why it still performs a useful function – particularly in this period of great geopolitical divisions.
The hostage swap between the U.S. and Iran may be an important step in a new nuclear deal between the West and Iran.
China’s success in science and technology propelled it to the forefront of many fields. Now, the US wants to pull back from years of intense cooperation.
President Biden has an opportunity to show himself as a global leader who can bring historically antagonistic U.S. allies together.
Following deteriorating relations with the West, Russia has shifted focus to Asia, and hold China to help expand its influence.
The transitional government is determined to change its partners to fight insecurity in Mali – but results will be hard to come by.
The NATO summit is a chance for world leaders to hash out difficult topics, like the war in Ukraine – and for the US to show off its leadership, writes a former diplomat.
The US and China are talking again, but security issues between the two countries linger.
Despite a procession of peace plans for Ukraine, irreconcilable divisions remain between Kyiv and Moscow.
The US and China are engaged in a classic power struggle. The question is, who will come out on top?
The indictment identifies categories of risk to the United States and its allies due to his alleged mishandling of classified documents. A scholar of intelligence studies examines four of them.