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.
It’s clear that South Africa is aligned with the Russian Federation.
Allegations of flouting international arms control rules, let alone being party to the Russia-Ukraine conflict, place the South African defence industry in a precarious position globally.
The Ukrainian president’s latest diplomatic forays have been effective in boosting support for his country’s territorial integrity.
As US influence in Latin America has waned, Beijing has been able to expand business interests in the region on the back of shady practices.
The ancient Chinese text is considered a military classic, but Western readers often overlook its philosophical roots.
The Diplomat suggests that if the ‘special relationship’ is to survive into a world turned topsy turvy by Brexit, Trump and war in Europe, it demands a little TLC.
The budget increases funding for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade by over $450 million, in what’s a positive first step towards remedying our long-term reduction in diplomatic resources.
Yemen’s brutal civil war has resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people. But a recent Beijing-brokered rapprochement between two regional powers could unlock a path to peace.