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Geopolitics | Politics

When Kim Jong Un walked out to shake hands with President Donald Trump — the first time a North Korean leader has met face to face with an American president. © TIME
A select few of President Trump’s closest aides will witness and participate in the historic summit Tuesday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, according to new details released by the White House – which says discussions surrounding the sit-down...
It's a discovery that could easily shake up the geopolitical order in the Middle East. Deep under the eastern Mediterranean lies the largest natural gas basin ever found on Europe's doorstep. But the gas fields often coincide with disputed...
US President Donald Trump says he will withdraw the US from an Obama-era nuclear agreement with Iran. Calling it "decaying and rotten", he said the deal was "an embarrassment" to him "as a citizen". Going against advice from European allies,...
From the ancient Greco-Persian hostilities in the Mediterranean to the submarine tactics of the Cold War, Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans by retired four-star US Navy Admiral James Stavridis tells the story of the...
A new CSIS report regarding China’s infrastructure development initiatives across the Indo-Pacific region. © Center for Strategic & International Studies | Photo: Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP/Getty Images
At a time when much of the West is distracted by faltering economic integration, renewed protectionism, and short-term policies, China is connecting with the outside world through a series of long-term economic investments. The project, known as the Belt and...
In the Post-ISIS middle east, Iran, Bashar al-Assad, and Russia continue to pose challenges for the U.S. as the Trump Administration develops its policy for Iraq and Syria. Turkey’s expansion of its Syria operations has the U.S. and NATO...
What makes a democracy? Members of the public discuss what constitutes a democratic country, and how many true democracies exist. © The Economist
Former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn has told the Senate Intelligence Committee he is willing to testify about the Trump campaign's possible ties to Russia in return for immunity from prosecution, a Congressional official told NBC News. The Wall Street...
Most of the geopolitical events in East Asia revolve around China. The decisions that Beijing makes have a profound impact on the region.As China adopts a new foreign and domestic policy, regional nations must adapt as well. In this...
"Unsere Demokratie ist nicht dazu da, in der Türkei eine Diktatur zu errichten, deshalb sagt bitte "Nein" zu Erdogans Verfassungsänderung", sagt Cem Özdemir (B90/Grüne) in der Aussprache zur Regierungserklärung zum Europäischen Rat. © phoenix
"Das ist kein Dialog. Das ist eine hässliche Geopolitik, die Demokratie und Menschenrechte opfert. Diese Politik muss beendet werden! Wir brauchen eine radikale Wende in der Türkeipolitik!" © Fraktion DIE LINKE. im Bundestag
"Wir stehen zum Rederecht, wir stehen dazu, dass wir ein Land sind, das offene Debatten auch aushält, aber wir lassen uns nicht auf der Nase herumtanzen", Peter Altmaier (Chef des Bundeskanzleramtes, CDU) im Gespräch mit Korrespondent Gerd-Joachim von Fallois...
Bundespressekonferenz zur Anti-Terror-Übung von Polizei und Bundeswehr mit Bundesinnenminister Thomas de Maizière, Bundesverteidigungsministerin Ursula von der Leyen, Ulrich Mäurer (SPD) und Klaus Bouillon (CDU). © phoenix
Scotland's first minister has said Autumn 2018 would be a "common sense" date for any second independence referendum. Nicola Sturgeon continued to insist, however, that no final decision had yet been made on holding such a vote. In a BBC interview,...
BAKU - In South America, the stakes differ greatly between countries. Some nations will focus on deterring criminal syndicates and settling peace deals with rebel forces. Others will seek to contain social unrest and hyperinflation. Then, in a turn...
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence released on Friday a report that detailed what it called a Russian campaign to influence the election. The report is the unclassified summary of a highly sensitive assessment from American intelligence...
Former UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage says 2016 was the beginning of a 'global political revolution' with the Brexit Vote and election of Donald Trump. His comments came Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference. © Associated Press
In remarks at CPAC, Vice President Mike Pence said that President Trump had assembled the "strongest conservative cabinet in my lifetime," adding that conservatives have an opportunity that only comes around "every few generations." Photo: Getty © Wall Street Journal