Foreign Affairs


Justin Trudeau's Celebrity Schtick Has Finally Blown Up in His Face

His Indian misadventure was an epic misfire.
Drew Brown
Tracking Trump's Congress

Making Sense of Trump's Surprisingly Old-School Sanctions Regime

The same president who has praised strongmen across the world is going after corruption and human rights abuses, including by targeting Russians. What gives?
Mark Hay
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Picks Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson to Be Secretary of State

A number of top Republican senators have expressed concerns over Tillerson's lack of experience and coziness with Russia.
Lauren Messman

Is Beirut's Garbage Crisis Weakening Hezbollah?

We talked to members of the militant group and protesters on the street about what's going on in Lebanon.
Sulome Anderson

The Canadian Veteran Who Fought the Islamic State Is Back Home

Dillon Hillier, a Canadian combat veteran who jumped on a plane from Calgary to fight alongside the Kurdish Peshmerga has returned home, according to a Facebook post from his father.
Ben Makuch

The Canadian Government Keeps Losing BlackBerrys, Cash, and Weapons

Over $350 million worth of the government's property went MIA in 2014—including 11,000 cases of lost or stolen weapons and accessories valued at over $50,000—and much of it will never be recovered.
Justin Ling

Why Is Russia Trading Warplanes for Beef?

You don't often see major powers bartering food staples for weapons systems, but the recent move by Vladimir Putin is actually a savvy bit of strategic thinking.
Mark Hay

Australia’s Anti-Terrorist Laws: The Balance between Liberty, Security, and Fear

In the shadow of our most recent military venture into Iraq, Australia is currently debating a raft of new anti-terror laws.
Girard Dorney

Runaways from Tunisia Search for an Identity in Jihad

Seddik had told his parents that he would be home at 6:30 PM. They called the police to report their son missing. When the police arrived at a suspect’s house, his family said he had already left to fight in Syria shortly after communicating with...
Mat Nashed