Britain’s services industry might not agree with the early declarations of victory that followed the new Brexit deal.
A new COVID-19 variant in the UK is ushering in a new – and potentially longer – wave of lockdowns across Europe.
In China, a COVID-19 vaccine is as much a matter of public diplomacy as it is public health.
It’s not only France-Turkey relations that are reeling from President Macron’s Islam spat.
Narendra Modi and Mike Pompeo seem to believe it’s time to end the outdated concept of a non-aligned India and bring the country firmly into the US fold.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Asia rallying support for the Quad, with mixed results.
Japan’s new leader can expect to face ongoing hostility in East Asia and a warm welcome from India.
But peace cannot be imposed by force forever.
In rhetoric, and increasingly in the realm of defense spending as well, Western countries are preparing for a more adversarial relationship with China.
Various teams are sprinting toward the finish line of a working vaccine, and to the winner could go the geopolitical spoils.