New U.S. administration seeks to preserve Trump’s Doha pact with the Taliban with a few important tweaks.
America’s relations with the rest of the world, and especially Europe, will take a lot of work to fix.
The first is the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan and the other is his choice of William Burns, veteran diplomat, to lead the Central Intelligence Agency.
Appointment of veteran envoy William Burns as new spy chief speaks to Biden’s likely policy approach and priority.
Three-country working group to promote restoration and building of transport links through Azerbaijan and Armenia.
Trump’s second impeachment will satisfy his natural critics but his enraged “petite bourgeoisie” movement is here to stay.
Germany will not hitch wagons with the Biden administration on any confrontation with Russia.
The outgoing U.S. Secretary of State truly reminds us of Nero fiddling while Rome burned.
America’s standing as the world’s democratic standard bearer will take decades to restore.
Real change in Gulf relations will require still unseen changes in Saudi and Emirati behaviors and policies.
Incoming National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan suggests shifts in China and Iran policies and more engagement with Russia.
Iran announces it will produce low-enriched uranium up to 20% while U.S. circles war planes in response to perceived threats.
Erdogan realizes that Turkey stands to gain by recapturing its heritage as a “moderate Islamist” country.
Beijing is signaling that the China-Russia partnership should remain close to handle pressure from the U.S.
Turkey and Ukraine are deepening technological cooperation with strategic implications for Russia, EU and the wider region.
India needs to have more clarity about the purpose of any force projection abroad.
The fact of the matter is that the Afghan government’s survival depends on U.S. financial and military support.
Forthcoming U.S.-China reset under Biden will open opportunities for New Delhi to reposition vis-a-vis Beijing.
Germany’s attitude toward the Iran nuclear issue is changing, hinting at a possible new EU policy on the hot button issue.
There is a fundamental divergence between Indian and Chinese readings of the Middle East’s tea leaves.
The Joe Biden presidency is looming large on the horizon, triggering major realignments in the Middle East.
There is now a renewed sense of urgency that the Biden administration must prioritize its engagement with Iran.
Saudi Arabia appears to be hedging its bets as it waits for the new U.S. administration to come to power.
For long, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization has been a center of geopolitical intrigue among powers great and small.
U.S. President-elect needs quickly to reset arms control talks with Russia and get Iran back to the nuclear negotiating table.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and his top nominees have already signaled a dramatic shift in U.S. policy in the Middle East
The series of debilitating military setbacks that Libya’s renegade general Khalifa Haftar suffered in recent months have spurred diplomatic activities over the conflict in the country. But the war is far from over.
The great game in Libya has begun surging with the United States shedding its strategic ambivalence and resorting to a proactive role.
What complicates Russia’s relationship with Syria, which has sometimes been referred to as a Russian client state, is that two strong-willed, highly self-opinionated leaders are also involved here
Trump clearly hopes that China-bashing will get him re-elected in November; so does his rival Joe Biden