Regions / China
At a time of declining faith in democracy, the institution of royalty is looking surprisingly resilient.
Bolton's broadsides against Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela hint at ambitions for much more dangerous geopolitical conflict — and nothing short of a new Cold War.
A court ruling against colonial exploitation could threaten a strategic U.S. military base in the Indian Ocean. Indigenous advocates say it's about time.
The world’s major nuclear powers are treaty-bound to move towards disarmament. The India-Pakistan clash underscores the need to get moving.
Throughout the war on terror, the U.S. shattered norms on unmanned execution. Now the technology is spreading throughout the region.
Chinese investment may come with strings attached, but Africa deserves an alternative to U.S.-led neoliberalism and militarization.
Within a few short years, crucial warfighting decisions — even whether to launch a nuclear weapon — could be made by autonomous machines.
On everything from climate to trade to the international order itself, the failure of the White House's powers of persuasion were on full display at the G20.
Rodrigo Duterte and Xi Jinping are loving their bromance. But the relationship doesn't have a lot of popular support.
The White House appears to have a broader strategy to unwind over 50 years of agreements to control and limit nuclear weapons.