The UK leader’s visit to the US comes amid trouble at home, with low ratings for his Conservative Party. But don’t expect much joy for Sunak on trade or Northern Ireland.
It may be half-a-world away, but the war in Ukraine is escalating geopolitical tensions everywhere – including between China and the US, with major implications for New Zealand foreign policy.
Once again ethnic tensions have boiled over in Kosovo.
Long-term Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was reelected with 52% of the vote. Will he push the country further down an autocratic, anti-West path?
NATO’s growing presence in the Pacific evokes a painful history that the western world has never confronted or fully acknowledged.
Papua New Guinea’s relative proximity to both China and Australia could give the US a military advantage in the Pacific region.
Whoever wins, the road ahead does not look pretty.
The author was part of a delegation to Kyiv of military, intelligence and diplomatic experts. Here are his impressions.
Canadians are dubious about boosting defence spending for an array of reasons. It’s time for politicians and pundits not to admonish them, but to listen to them.
The current focus by extra-regional actors is an elite project that undermines a maritime security strategy that would benefit the African people.
Canadians were shocked by how fragile their health-care system was under the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic. But our military is under similar stresses and only a major disaster will open our eyes.
Saudi Arabia is edging closer to China and away from the US, says an expert.
China’s global ambitions are real but they should not be over-hyped. New Zealand’s strategic interests lie outside any direct participation in AUKUS.
The leaks suggest neither side has the capacity to force an outright victory this year.
For Australia to be taken seriously, it needs to show up whenever possible.
A historian looks at the steps leading up to Finland joining the Western strategic alliance – and what that means for small nations elsewhere.
Finland has gone from neutral to Nato member in 30 years and Sweden could be set to follow.
More than 5,000 documents were leaked by an anonymous whistleblower.
A selection of our coverage of the conflict over the past fortnight.
Friendly fire incidents have always been a feature of war, but the array of different countries’ equipment makes it very challenging for Ukrainian troops in the field.