Written by Pradeep Taneja. The sixth and latest nuclear test by North Korea on September 3 has once again put the spotlight on China. US President Donald Trump has repeatedly asked China to do more to rein in the nuclear weapons and missile development by its neighbour and treaty ally, […]
Written by Rodrigo Zeidan. US President Donald Trump was right to accuse China of manipulating its currency – before changing his mind. The same charge, however, could have been levelled from anywhere in the world.
Written by Greg Wright. U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un are playing a dangerous game of brinkmanship. North Korea got the world’s attention – and Trump’s – when it successfully launched an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time on July 4. In response, the United […]
Written by Alessandro Uras. The volatile politics of the South China Sea continue to make waves. China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, the Philippines and Taiwan have been fighting over this azure stretch of the Pacific for more than a century, but tensions have increased markedly in recent years as China, […]
Written by Henrik Selin. President Trump’s much-anticipated decision to exit the Paris Agreement on climate change strikes another blow against the current multilateral international order by his administration and reinforces its America First stance toward the world.
Written by Kerry Brown. For all the focus on high strategy and grand geopolitical narratives, at the end of the day summits between global leaders are largely lost or won according to the personal chemistry that exists between the principle players. Ronald Reagan famously got along with the […]