international politics

  • 26 May 2017

    Described as the most challenging G7 summit in years, the issues of security, trade and climate change were all at the table in Sicily. But so too was President Trump and all eyes and ears were on his stance. And his presence and reputation put a very different perspective on the event that usually prides…

  • 30 Jul 2014

    We don’t spend much time talking about Vietnam, other than its allure as a holiday destination. But the time has come to talk about politics in this sickle-shaped nation.

  • 28 Aug 2013

    ‘UN moment’ on Syria

    Ed Miliband’s call late last night for “some kind of UN moment” before any attack on Syria may be pushing at a door the PM has already realised he has to open.

  • 27 Dec 2011

    What could 2012 hold?

    In 2012, the stage is set at many levels for financial and consequent economic disaster, writes Jon Snow.

  • 17 Nov 2011

    President Barack Obama is cosying up to Australia – but the Chinese are not impressed. Read more from our Asia Correspondent John Sparks.

  • 27 Oct 2011

    It’s fiscal union, Jim, but not as we know it

    Is the eurozone heading towards fiscal unity, asks Gary Gibbon. Maybe, but – as Spock might have said – “It’s fiscal union, Jim, but not as we know it.”