The task of the Helsinki summit is to manage the relationship between the United States and Russia. Yet there is the chance of falling into different illusions of what that looks like.
Mexican President-elect Andres López Obrador’s landslide victory was a huge success for his coalition, gaining control of most of the state legislatures. It has been decades since any Mexican government has had this level of political control.
Chinese capital originally destined for the United States switches to the European continent, making transatlantic collaboration more essential.
Five years after Egypt’s first democratically elected president was ousted, the economic reforms implemented by President Sisi have left their economy stagnant with few opportunities for growth for the Egyptian people and the private sector.
A new wave of pan-European parties and movements could profoundly shake up and further polarize EU politics ahead of the 2019 European Parliament elections.
As the EU confronts all manner of challenges, there has been a new push for the idea of so-called flexible Europe. Yet the concept is prone to misunderstanding and risks tearing the union apart.
While New Delhi has begun to build on the synergies with the United Arab Emirates on counter-terrorism and long-term strategic economic cooperation, it has barely scratched the surface of what is possible in the domain of defense.
The best antidote to an opaque world is an independent media. The Kremlin-controlled media is an effective user of new options offered by an increasingly blurred world.
After months of threatening to leave the the U.N. Human Rights Council, the United States has withdrawn from the body. This is just another example of President Trump choosing to walk away when faced with the choice of reaching an agreement or compromise with a U.N. organization.
The traditional partnership between the U.S. and Europe is under duress. A step forward on areas of agreement must be found despite current challenges.