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.
Lula’s courting of – or by – China and Western powers has confounded critics. But in reality, it is a continuation of the foreign policy he pursued during his earlier term in power.
The Ukrainian president’s latest diplomatic forays have been effective in boosting support for his country’s territorial integrity.
Nine years on from the Indian prime minister’s first visit to Australia, much has changed in the Indo-Pacific and in the bilateral relationship.
Like Albanese, Plibersek is pragmatic, but probably hasn’t moved quite so far to the centre as he has. If she were running things, would this Labor government have a more radical tinge?
The US’s negative attitude towards BRICS reflects its own weakening global power, especially its inability to isolate Russia in Europe and to contain China’s growing influence.
Saudi Arabia is edging closer to China and away from the US, says an expert.
Russia tried to weaponize energy to keep European nations from opposing its war in Ukraine, but the real pain from Putin’s actions and Western sanctions has been felt far from Europe.
Far from Canada being back as a major player on the world stage, its presence has been diminished under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
The G20 meets this week as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, soaring energy prices and economic slowdown places leaders at odds with one another.
The G7 summit offered the most recent insights for Africa into how western nations are considering their stakes in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the impact that could have on developing nations.
A less inclusive approach may be the most practical.
The world is dividing into two camps, but unlike the old cold war, this time it is the US versus China.
The road to EU membership is usually a long process, sometimes taking decades.
The US, Japan and other wealthy G-7 nations plan to remove Russia’s status as a most-favored nation. A trade expert explains what that term means and what might happen next.
Russia is one of the world’s top three oil producers and a major oil exporter. How will it, and global oil markets, respond if its wealthiest customers turn off the tap?
Affordable housing has become a middle-class problem, and Ontario’s latest housing report reflects an approach that continues to marginalize those with the greatest need.
The proposal is likely to mean economic and diplomatic costs for Australia, and should ring alarm bells in Canberra.
Canada’s strategy must include global engagement. Without it, we will be living on borrowed time, waiting for a new variant, a new booster, a new quick fix.
A proposed global plan to close cross-border tax loopholes compares poorly to a digital services tax imposed by individual countries.