President Trump is being criticized for a sudden U.S. withdrawal that leaves Kurdish fighters, key allies against ISIS, vulnerable in northern Syria.
Give-and-take is normal in diplomacy. Think realpolitik. But problems arose for President Trump, say analysts, when the transactions became personal.
President Trump told the U.N. General Assembly, “The future does not belong to globalists.” But he’s also seeking united fronts on Iran and China.
For the U.N., an organization synonymous with multilateralism, inaction on the climate crisis is not an option. That poses a challenge.
Indian weddings are still sacrosanct. But more couples are changing up traditions, reflecting evolving views on money, gender, and happiness.
President Trump is citing policy disagreements with former national security adviser John Bolton, but clashing styles may have mattered even more.
India is poised to become the world’s next economic colossus. But the culturally diverse country faces several challenges that could stifle its rise.
The G-7 summit appears to have shown that the shared interests and values needed for Western leadership in the world still exist.
“Nobody Wants Us,” a documentary about an immigration ordeal in 1940, provides food for thought amid current tensions at the U.S. border with Mexico.
Revoking Kashmir’s autonomy has been a Hindu nationalist dream for decades. Today’s global political atmosphere provided India the right moment.
Hindu nationalists have launched new leadership programs for educated urban youth, designed to foster qualities that combat corruption.
Japan and South Korea’s grievances have spilled into a trade war that could ripple across global industries, and deeper divide two U.S. allies.
President Trump’s pick of Rep. John Ratcliffe to replace top spy Dan Coats elicits expressions of concern: Will intelligence be distorted?
Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has resigned after weeks of protests. But this is just the beginning of needed change, some protesters say.
Back channels between adversaries help limit tensions, and can pave the way toward peace. But they’re missing from this round of U.S.-Iran tensions.
Donald Trump’s talks with Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un stole headlines after the G-20 summit. But the weekend also showcased a growing global divide.
Japan's Prime Minister Abe has prioritized a personal relationship with U.S. President Trump – a relationship that could be tested at the Group of 20.
When we think of refugees, we often think of hardship and dependency. One refugee’s story turns that perception on its head.
Record-breaking heat has driven many of India’s well-heeled into the comfort of air conditioning. But not everyone enjoys that luxury.
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