Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel the African continent in March. The trip presents an opportunity for United States leadership on critical issues, such as refugees and regional stability.
India and other countries around the Bay of Bengal should invest greater resources in the multilateral institution BIMSTEC to promote regional connectivity and shared prosperity.
Ukraine’s armed forces are better than ever before. However, major problems remain, all of which stem from internal political struggles and the continuing weakness of state structures.
A security community embracing all of Europe would only be possible if Russia were included. This, however, is unlikely. The new confrontation between Russia and the West, the Hybrid War, is systemic and will continue for many years.
It is Trump administration policies and attitudes that have provided China a rhetorical opening in Latin America at a time when China’s economic and political relations with the region face serious challenges.
Iran boasts that its foreign policy is driven by fighting injustice rather than furthering the state’s economic interests. This may restrain possibilities for reform.
Despite differences in political institutions and culture, the United States could borrow from European approaches to increase women’s representation, especially at the state and local levels.
The situation in Eastern Europe sheds light on the ongoing crisis of leadership and integration within the European Union.
The recent tribulations of India’s election commission, reserve bank, and supreme court suggest that its apex institutions may not be as healthy as has traditionally been assumed.
Despite repeated efforts, including at the highest political levels, Ottawa has seemed reluctant to address India’s concerns about the question of Sikh separatism in Canada.
If and when the UK decides to close the curtain on its EU membership, China will be there, if and only if it suits Beijing’s own agenda.
Before, companies needed financial, human, technological and brand capital to succeed. From here on they will also need digital capital.
President Vladimir Putin has worked to change the course of the Syrian civil war, save the client regime, and establish Russia as a major presence in the Middle East.
Instituting a Universal Basic Income requires public support spanning demographic lines, executive backing, and strong macroeconomic fundamentals.
India must recognize the reality of regional conflicts in the Middle East and limit their impact on India’s ability to secure its goals in the region.
The recent contestation of Rahul Gandhi’s religious identity highlights the challenge in India today to recover the secularism of Nehru and Gandhi, for whom the assertion of one’s Hindu identity did not imply an anti-Muslim or anti-Christian attitude.
Russia seeks to exploit divisions in the West. But how big is the threat?
Better EU defense integration may be bad news for the alliance—but the US is wrong to oppose it.
Both the new nuclear stance and the growing energy autonomy of the United States reinforce the isolationism that characterizes President Donald Trump’s mindset.
Each year, barely perceptible tectonic movements pull Europe and North America a few inches further apart. These days “continental drift” applies to geopolitics at least as much as it does to geology. But there is still space for meaningful transatlantic cooperation.