The attempted murder of a former Russian spy gives Britain a chance to find its feet – with the EU, NATO and a clutch of important allies on side.
It might not happen today or tomorrow, but the risk of a major European conflict is very much there.
A round of ominous war games might not be cover for military action, but it could raise tensions to an explosive level.
At a time of increasing threat of nuclear war, a historic treaty to ban nuclear weapons might provide a much-needed panacea.
The 1954 defection of West Germany's first domestic spy chief and ardent anti-Nazi rocked the world – and then he returned to Bonn.
Donald Trump's speech on "principled realism" in Afghanistan contained few surprises. Now, under the aegis of DOD chief Mattis it is the latest stage in America’s "forever war."
The news of Saif al-Islam's release should be taken with a pinch of salt. During the past six years of warfare in Libya the fabrication of news has become common practice.
If the G20 is to remain relevant in the quest for more inclusive and fair global governance, Africa offers an historic opportunity for collective action, despite the absence of the US under Trump.
A historian takes us beyond the noise in Washington and examines how US and Russian power and interests compare.
For all the president's unpredictability, America's core interests remain the same.
Britain cannot sacrifice more troops in an unwinnable war just because it is a member of NATO.
For more than seven decades, US presidents have encouraged peace in Europe. Trump seems eager to toss that legacy aside. Here's what is at stake.
American presidents have spent a great deal of time proclaiming US leadership of the global system. The decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement undermines much of what they have said.
European leaders are still trying to decipher Trump’s thinking on NATO, Europe and many other issues.
While Donald Trump's disdain for the alliance has apparently abated, the future is still disturbing.
Given the number of deaths and casualties in the long-running conflict, Australia needs to think carefully before committing more soldiers to a role that goes beyond training and support.
The West's strategy in Afghanistan has demonstrably failed. Is the stage now set for a much more intense war?
Le Pen and Macron offer two totally different visions for France’s future and its relationship to Europe.
New research from a multidisciplinary teams of scholars suggests military alliances tie nations together in ways that are not always immediately obvious.
Trump’s agenda to pull America from key global alliances is more evidence that suggests it is. A law professor probes the unknown of what a world without such cooperation might look like.