Donald Trump doesn't have one foreign policy – he has several, and they all clash.
Mounting evidence suggests we are so mesmerised by the theatre around Donald Trump that we have lost sight of how the US security establishment wields power.
As tensions between the US and Russia escalate, both sides are developing technological capabilities, including artificial intelligence that could be used in conflict.
The contestation of Asia will continue this year, with many countries facing internal and external battles.
Turkey's priorities in Syria just don't match the US's – and its increasingly authoritarian domestic politics don't help.
With a single cut in donations to a UN agency, Donald Trump has abandoned another norm of US foreign policy. The consequences could be disastrous.
An insight into Iranian media and public opinion in the aftermath of Donald Trump's speech decertifying the 2015 Iran Nuclear deal.
Without a strategy or a legal case to legitimate the use of force, the US is endangering crucial alliances and civilian lives.
The Chinese Communist Party has disciplined more than a million officials since Xi took power in 2012. What is going on?
Speaking with: Professor Bates Gill on Australia’s changing relationship with China.
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William Isdale speaks with Bates Gill on the importance of Australia's relationship with China and how best to navigate the sometimes complex alliance.
When it comes to foreign policy, Saudi Arabia has recently become far more aggressive. A historian of the modern Middle East sees three possible causes for the shift.
Surveys of Iranian public opinion from the University of Maryland suggests that Trump's strategy on the nuclear deal – no matter how you interpret it – is based on wishful thinking.
Aside from vague threats of violence and suggestions he could 'renegotiate' the Iran nuclear agreement, Donald Trump has provided little in the way of coherent or viable policy options.
Ten months of data reveal some alarming trends.
Precisely because of his problems at home, Donald Trump wants to do more abroad – possibly with disastrous results. How can those who know foreign policy rein him in?
After a baffling, silent attack on US Embassy staff in Havana, the Trump administration is using concern over its diplomats' health as an excuse to reverse Obama's rapprochement with Cuba.
With much attention focused on military might and economic sanctions, there has been little focus on calls for a diplomatic solution to the North Korean crisis.
Trump seems to think all potential nuclear agitators are alike. He's wrong, and perhaps disastrously so.
A well-trained military is crucial to a functioning civil democracy, but it can be a liability too.
Japan's security is based on the guarantee that America will protect it, come what may – but that guarantee may no longer be reliable.