The issue with Donald Trump’s ad-hoc response and commentary on North Korea is the inconsistent messages this sends to an already paranoid and isolated regime.
The most viable nonmilitary solution to the standoff with North Korea is to get China to apply pressure. But that's not so easy.
Kim Jong-il and Bill Clinton looked to have done a deal to curb North Korea's nuclear weapons programme for good. What went wrong?
The US is doing so with increasing frequency around the world – most recently with Kurdish fighters in Syria. A scholar explains what can go wrong, and why this approach is likely to continue.
It turns out that the president of the Philippines is exactly who he said he was.
While some countries were taking a major step toward the elimination of nuclear weapons, the US and its allies were focusing on ineffective, counter-productive sanctions against North Korea.
Congress is trying to curb the president's ties to human rights abusers, harkening back to landmark legislation of the 1970s.
It's the end of the world (order) as we know it.
Intercontinental ballistic missiles, such as the one tested by North Korea this week, fly far too high and fast for current missile defence systems to engage with.
Intentionally or not, Trump's approach to North Korea makes more sense than many people think.
A new candidate to be the US assistant secretary of state for Africa has ideas that are both refreshing and worrying.
A small, but wealthy, population of Indian-Americans is playing a role in transforming US foreign policy toward India.
Donald Trump's predecessor once made an empty threat against Bashar al-Assad – and it didn't end well.
A historian takes us beyond the noise in Washington and examines how US and Russian power and interests compare.
By rolling back chunks of the Obama deal with Cuba, Donald Trump is giving up just the sort of opportunities he promised to seek out.
The president restored restrictions on Americans' travel to Cuba and prohibited transactions with its military. Here's why, and what's to come.
For all the president's unpredictability, America's core interests remain the same.
Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement strains international relations further and strengthens the resolve of other countries to move forward on climate without the US.
Russian media both hint toward the Russian regime’s prowess in influencing the US election, while simultaneously treating the accusation as baseless Western propaganda.
We asked an expert on diplomacy and foreign policy.