Ukraine must keep its cause in the hearts and minds of the public and its allies in the West. Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s visits to Ottawa, Washington and the United Nations were in pursuit of that goal.
While President Joe Biden has low approval ratings, few other American presidents − with the exception of FDR and Warren Harding − have experienced such a run of good media luck.
States sometimes choose to pay for the release of their citizens held hostage abroad – but there could be profound, long-term costs involved.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s allegations that India was involved in the murder of a Canadian citizen complicates efforts by Canada and its allies to woo India to counter-balance Chinese might.
AUKUS faces political challenges right now, and the next year may bring even deeper problems. Big-picture geopolitical realities suggest AUKUS will survive.
When politicians talk more about their personal lives and less about politics, it makes people from the opposing side of the political line see them as people and like them more.
Politics, age and gender combine to shape the understanding of presidents’ families – and the presidents themselves.
Pressure is mounting on Joe Biden and Nato leaders to supply Kyiv with more – and long-range – weapons.
The joint statement that emerged from the G20 summit in New Delhi reflected the growing influence of the global south in world affairs.
The founders of the United States viewed impeachment as a way to remind the country and president that he is not above the law and to deter abuses of power.
Anthony Albanese’s request for the Americans to drop their bid to extradite Assange has fallen on firmly blocked ears.
Special counsels can help presidential administrations avoid the perception of bias, but they are not as independent as the independent counsels of the past.
A former executive director of the National Governors Association explains what it is about certain governors that makes them less suited for the presidency.
While there are minimum age requirements for people who want to hold political office in the US, there are no limits on when someone must retire.
With the leaders of the US, South Korea and Japan meeting at Camp David, attention has once again been turned to North Korea’s as well as to China’s activities in the region.
Recent events have put pressure on the formerly strong relationship between the US and Israel.
It’s the electorate, not the courts, that will decide Donald Trump’s fate in 2024. Many voters appear willing to give him a second chance — as Americans often do when it comes to former presidents
Kamala Harris is on track to be one of the most influential vice presidents in history. This says more about the Senate than the amount of power the vice president actually wields.
The 2024 U.S. presidential election should be about more than Donald Trump’s legal travails. It should be a choice between democracy and the further criminalization of American politics.
Western democracies can best help the world by doing more to live up to their highest ideals and approaching their relations with the rest of the world with humility borne from historical awareness.