Trump’s Foreign Policy Is Looking Very Predictable
Despite much hype to the contrary, the president’s foreign policy is conforming to pattern, constrained by clearly identifiable factors – domestic, international and personality driven.
Dr Angelos Chryssogelos
Elections Are the New Battleground of International Politics
The past year has proved that the public can no longer be excluded from global statecraft.
Professor Matthew Goodwin
Theresa May’s Snap Election Isn’t All About Brexit
It’s also about demonstrating that the prime minister is in control.
Healthcare Should Not Become a Casualty of War
The so-called ‘weaponization of health’, in Syria and elsewhere, must be stopped.
EU Must Be Bolder in Driving Reform in Ukraine
The Maidan protests gave the EU an unprecedented political mandate to spur change in Ukraine. It has been too cautious in using this status.
Trump Has Sent a Message That Chemical Weapons Won't Go Unpunished
Last week’s US missile strikes won’t bring the Syrian conflict closer to resolution - but they still served a purpose.
Trump-Xi Meeting Shows Asia Is Moving Into a New Era
Whether by design or distraction, Donald Trump is reshaping America’s role and changing the geopolitical outlook of the region.
Libya’s Power Vacuum Risks Heightened Violence
The internationally recognized government wields little power and international support is fading. If nothing changes, further armed escalation is inevitable.
Professor Kerry Brown
Bluster Cannot Strip North Korea of Its Trump Card
The pariah state’s location and closeness to China will continue to be a barrier to unilateral US action.
For Germany, Brexit Is More About Politics Than Business
Assumptions that Germany will take a prominent role in the Brexit talks, and that this role will be shaped mainly by the interests of its powerful exporting companies, are flawed.