Is “strategic ambiguity” still the least-worst option for dealing with competing claims about Taiwan?
Chinese fighter jets buzzed the line separating China and Taiwan just hours before the US House speaker arrived on the island.
Careful diplomacy rather than uncritical alliances will help steer a course through Australia’s foreign policy challenges.
The White House has distanced itself from the US House speaker’s potential visit to Taiwan. But does it still signal a shift in policy over diplomatic ties with the island?
While there are good reasons not to exaggerate these events, the bad news is these incidents are almost certain to continue. But we shouldn’t frame them as if we’re in the brink of war.
What do Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Moldova and Kazakhstan have in common with Ukraine? Russian allegations that they are all overrun by Nazis.
The Stockholm Conference in June 1972 launched five decades of international negotiations on everything from biodiversity to climate change.
Penny Wong’s first trip as foreign minister appears to have been a success. But there is a long road ahead – and lessons from 50 years ago may be useful.
Before we work ourselves into a frenzy over Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit to Solomon Islands, it is worth pausing for breath.
Biden’s suggestion that the US is prepared to intervene militarily if Taiwan was invaded was quickly walked back by White House officials.
Ideology informs foreign policy practice. Behaviour that could – for better or worse – influence individual lives.
New research on diplomacy and backroom bargaining suggests diplomatic efforts are unlikely to be successful with Vladimir Putin. That’s why Emmanuel Macron’s diplomacy attempts aren’t working.
The Coalition’s track record was mostly positive until the AUKUS announcement.
There is a big opportunity for Australia to help Southeast Asia meet its energy needs. But time is running out.
Russia and the west have failed to see eye-to-eye over Ukraine. It’s a disconnect that goes back two decades or more.
Many academics and former diplomats commenting on Russia’s invasion show a lack of sympathy towards Ukraine. That needs to change.
Not all nations have joined in a united front against Russia’s invasion. The conflict and talk of a new Cold War could reignite the nonaligned movement.
The Arctic Council was the world’s primary forum for cooperation among the eight Arctic nations and a channel for diplomacy – until Russia launched a war.
A new book places the responsibility of African growth on its leaders, people, and civil society, while also recognising the role partners like India can play in achieving its goals.
The G20 summit can show how Indonesia can contribute to peace by becoming a mediator between the two parties.