After AUKUS, the French face the same fate on the world stage as the British unless they pursue EU strategic autonomy led from Brussels rather than Paris.
As Joe Biden and Narendra Modi meet in Washington, the business of balancing China enters a serious phase.
U.S. allies have already taken the initiative on regional issues. Insisting on a package deal could permanently derail nuclear talks.
The unspoken pact between Washington and anti-Islamic State jihadi groups is a short-sighted move that will reward extremists.
Paris doesn’t speak for Europe, but it can disrupt transatlantic ties.
Islamist groups are hoping that a turn to local jihad will win them international legitimacy.
Turkish airstrikes in Syria have escalated over the last month as the world concentrates on a different crisis.
They share economic and geopolitical interests in Afghanistan, but counterterrorism could be a wrench.
Africa’s regional organizations won’t be taken seriously if they regularly denounce military juntas while tolerating constitutional coups.
The country’s maritime scope, and China’s rise, makes the AUKUS deal a no brainer.