While South Africa should pay careful attention to all its existing trade and economic relations, particular attention should go to its intra-African economic relations.
Former presidents Obasanjo and Mbeki have arguably made the most important contribution to Africa in the 21st Century by promoting peace, democracy, regional integration and pan-Africanism.
Investigations of the 9/11 attacks show that a short, unstable transition between two presidents can weaken US security. Trump's sweeping staff changes compound the risk, experts say.
It's been said that empathy is Joe Biden's superpower. A therapeutic approach to foreign policy under Biden might go a long way in easing tensions around the world exacerbated by Donald Trump.
Scholars of race, foreign policy and the Supreme Court give their informed predictions of what to expect under a Biden administration.
Biden and Trump are like night and day on foreign policy, and American global engagement would change radically under a Biden presidency. But actual Mideast policy might show only cosmetic changes.
COVID-19 has all but wiped foreign policy from the election debate, but a world still in crisis awaits the winner of the general election.
It's all in the details: the wide-ranging powers hinge on the yet-to-be-defined 'institutional autonomy' of foreign partners that enter into agreements with Australian public universities.
To recover from COVID-19 economic downturn, Indonesia needs every assistance available, including from overseas.
Many countries recruit overseas talent in science and technology, but China's approach to gaining intellectual property is particularly aggressive.
In 2016 Trump promised to 'shake the rust off America's foreign policy.' Four years later, it's clearer what that looks like: a US that sits on the sidelines of world crises and collaborations alike.
How would Joe Biden engage a world upended by Trump? A diplomacy expert explains what Biden's history says about his foreign policy priorities.
As workplace meetings move from offices to living rooms in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, what people say – absent nonverbal communication – is more important than ever.
The power vacuum in world leadership means New Zealand and other small states will have to create a new rules-based international order.
Between trade and traditional security alliances, New Zealand is being pulled in opposite directions over China. A new foreign policy is urgently needed.
The show of compassion is part of an attempt by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to revamp Turkey's international status.
Kenya's second president played a big role in steering South Sudan to freedom and independence.
The US is taking an untraditional approach in its peace talks with the Taliban. The new deal does not contain many of the elements that are typically key to a successful peace negotiation.
Even though Australians and Indonesians are both friendly and easy-going, systemic boundaries can slow down the process of collaboration.
The country's national interest and human rights remain the two topics bedevilling South Africa's foreign policy.