Asia-Europe meetings have been held for over a decade, but they are becoming increasingly relevant. Partners from both continents want to work together more closely, so they can combat challenges to globalization and multilateralism.
One political party dominates the world’s largest democracy. Why has India’s BJP become so powerful?
Whatever the outcome, the June 12 Trump-Kim summit will have major implications for the region’s security landscape.
The upcoming 19th Party Congress and top political appointments will determine what course China will take in the future under President Xi Jinping’s leadership.
The Belt and Road Initiative is considered Xi Jinping’s most important initiative, reflecting distinct characteristics of his leadership, including his ambition and confidence.
Relations between Russia and the West have deteriorated to levels not seen in a generation. Both Russia and the West accuse each other of making provocative moves, disrupting the balance, and violating each other’s interests.
Riyadh is displaying a new foreign policy activism under the leadership of King Salman and his powerful son.
The APEC and East Asia Summits offer a valuable opportunity for leaders to consult and engage on a range of difficult issues.
On November 1, Turkey will hold its second parliamentary election in just five months. As in the previous contest, the outcome is proving tricky to predict.
The refugee crisis is impacting political stability in the Middle East and Europe. How should leaders respond to the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II?
At the upcoming summit, Xi Jinping and Barack Obama will likely continue to emphasize areas of common interest and responsibly manage areas of disagreement.
A communiqué issued by Pyongyang and Seoul to de-escalate tensions could pave the way for improved inter-Korean relations. But the real negotiations are just beginning.
China established the National Security Commission to help top leaders coordinate the country’s national security policy in a world of increasingly complex security challenges.
Turkey’s parliamentary election will mark a pivotal moment for the country’s future. Yet for the first time in over a decade, the outcome is clouded in uncertainty.
The new civil nuclear cooperation agreement between the United States and South Korea will provide a legal basis to allow the interdependent nuclear industry partnership between the two countries to continue and expand.
In the past year, Beijing has become more diplomatically engaged with Afghanistan, raising the potential for China to play a helpful role in Afghanistan’s future economic and security prospects.
It’s easy to forget just how remarkable the nuclear talks with Iran are and that there is no better alternative to the current approach.
The Fukushima disaster prompted a push to toughen a convention on the safety of nuclear power plants. But some countries with older reactors didn’t like the idea.
With an early vote, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is trying to boost his political capital as he pushes for key reforms.
The BRICS countries are establishing the New Development Bank to expand economic assistance to developing countries beyond that offered by the Bretton Woods institutions.