The pact between Australia, the UK and the United States – from which it gets its acronymous name – was announced by the nations’ three leaders in a streamed conference on September 15, 2021. Continue reading AUKUS: What will this new military pact mean for relations with China?
Iran’s recent solicitation of Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro is a deliberate challenge to the US in its own backyard, an expert has said. Continue reading By courting Maduro, Iran is sending a defiant signal to Washington
Before the Taliban returned to power, their representatives met with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in July 2021 – and it is possible that China may recognise the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban regime) as the nation’s government. Continue reading What will relations between China and Afghanistan look like with the Taliban in power?
There have been musings that Iran is willing to strike a deal with the Taliban in order to protect the group – but Dr Adib-Moghaddam said it may just be a minor part of their interests in the nation. Continue reading Iran may have welcomed Washington’s defeat in Afghanistan – but it still loathes the Taliban
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sparked some concern in Washington last month after sending fuel and aid to a Cuba mired in domestic crisis. Continue reading With Afghanistan on his mind, Biden will pay no attention to strengthening Mexico-Cuba relationship
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defied the Biden administration by sending aid to Cuba – but it may be an ill-fated political decision based on ideology, an expert has said. Continue reading The new special relationship? Why Mexico’s Obrador is propping up Cuba
The passage of UK warships through the South China Sea is likely an attempt by Britain to renew its image as a global power, experts have told Redaction Report. Continue reading UK naval moves in South China Sea could be a bid for Britain to be seen as ‘significant global actor’
While the protests in the island nation may have waned, Biden’s conduct during the chaos indicated a continuation of Trump’s hawkish policy towards the old enemy – and a sharp turn from Barack Obama’s. Continue reading Biden’s hawkish Cuba policy won’t bear any fruit for Washington
Iran’s new President-Elect Ebrahim Raisi will continue Hassan Rouhani’s course with the nation’s adversaries in the Middle East as well as returning to the JCPOA, an expert has said. Continue reading ‘Hardliner’ Raisi will not ‘alter radically’ from Rouhani’s course in the Middle East
Iran’s deployment of warships in the Atlantic could be an attempt to put the diplomatic ball in Joe Biden’s court ahead of nuclear negotiations, an expert has said. Continue reading Iran’s hard power play in Venezuela may prove a major test for Biden ahead of nuclear talks