A newly approved trade deal could be an opportunity to return Northern Ireland’s political attention to pressing issues of health care, housing, energy costs and inflation.
The Bush administration invaded Iraq with plans for it to become a democracy. But according to some social science measures, the country isn’t any more democratic than it was before 2003.
The US is giving record-high amounts of money to Ukraine, signaling it is invested in this war for the long run – a political science scholar explains 3 important things to know.
Both presidents are committed democrats operating in hostile environments. They are also committed to forging mutually beneficial ties.
Negotiations between Western democracies and Russia over the fate of Ukraine took place against a backdrop of Russia troops entering Kazakhstan. It’s a reminder that Russia is willing to play tough.
China’s relationship with the US suffered during the Trump presidency. Will a new president bring a change of atmosphere?
Joe Biden’s election symbolises a return to normalcy and dignity in the US’s conduct on the global stage. But the world is changing rapidly, and the president-elect will need to change with it.
What might be the global geopolitical significance of Trump’s positive COVID-19 test?
As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization celebrates its 70th anniversary with a leaders’ meeting in London, five US scholars shed light on NATO’s history and its potential future.
Revolutions are built not on deep misery but on rising expectations. History may not provide much hope of immediate change in Hong Kong – but protesters may have a longer view.
Since the 1940s, Congress has largely let the president make decisions, while members of the House and Senate endorse or condemn those actions from the sidelines.
At the Sochi summit, African states embraced Russia’s newly established relations.
Most of the world might hate Trump, but in some places, based largely on his policies, there is hope and even admiration.
As US national security advisor, John Bolton was too much of a warmonger for Donald Trump.
After a week spent trampling the international order, Trump capped his performance by giving Vladimir Putin the benefit of the doubt.
Efforts to keep Trump’s itinerary as tight and cloistered as possible failed to avoid a classic diplomatic calamity.
Trump’s assault on the global trade system could be just a prelude to his next moves.
The ‘rules-based international order’ that Trump is supposedly tearing up is an ahistorical fantasy.
While not exactly surprising coming from the Trump administration, backing out of a major UN body is bound to have serious consequences.
Without strategic clarity from the US, the Saudis and their allies are under little pressure to thaw their frozen relationship with Qatar.