The growth of Chinese influence around the globe has become one of the top priorities for the United States.
Despite its clear geopolitical interest in integrating the Western Balkans as soon as possible, EU engagement in the region has been lacking.
Many Asian countries still do not understand the nature of enforced disappearance, and often believe the issue is not relevant in their countries.
There are worries that the US withdrawal will end up in the Taliban resurging and retaking control over Afghanistan.
If Lai is convicted it will serve as a clear signal to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement that Beijing is in charge.
While a historic Arctic power like Russia is militarizing its waters, so-called near-Arctic China is extending its commercial reach to Greenland and Russia with the Polar Silk Road component of its Belt and Road Initiative.
The coup has major potential consequences for a country that was struggling to emerge from decades of military oppression and conflict.
The government’s response is a reflection of the relationship between state and society, where elite interests are paramount.
The COVID-19 crisis has created opportunities to reinvigorate middle-power coalitions.
For no country has the Arctic played as significant a role as it does for Russia
As the dust settles on Hong Kong’s newly imposed security law, a legal expert analyses the law’s wide content and scope.
As the Taliban and Afghan government begin peace talks, the Taliban is on the diplomatic front foot.