The military alliance will also focus on support to counter the Islamic State and the Taliban, writes Andrew Hammond.
US President Barack Obama described the Orlando shooter as a 'homegrown extremist', and survivors tell of the June 12 rampage that left 50 dead.
The social media savvy Patrick Gaspard talks about his love of Jo’burg and how the US can learn from SA how to discuss racism frankly.
Church and state may be separated in South Africa, but people's belief systems flow subtly through all our public discourses.
United States President Barack Obama makes a rare visit to Cuba this week. This after his December 2014 announcement of renewed relations with Cuba.
No matter the merits of destroying Islamic State, the fact is it’s unconstitutional for the president to go to war without Congressional approval.
Obama and Putin's frosty meeting at the United Nations this week gives little hope of an end to the brutal conflict.
The most dangerous activity a sitting United States president is usually allowed to do is drive a golf cart.
President Barack Obama has told Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta that the US would increase its support to Kenya to help smother al-Shabab.
Pushed a tough message on corruption, the civil war in South Sudan, controversial elections in Burundi and the fight against al-Shabaab.
"People are being lifted out of poverty, incomes are up, the middle class is growing and young people like you are harnessing technology."
It goes against conventional thinking, but an imperceptible shift in US foreign policy could cement Obama's legacy. The clue? Follow the money.
The anti-Obama sentiment of former ambassador Michael Oren lays bare Israel's feeling of betrayal by the US.
In this week's episode we look at Eskom’s latest tariff hike; the president announces plans for a new mall and the Charleston shooter is forgiven.
Greece faces a week of urgent diplomacy to free up bailout aid and avert a potential default as world leaders press for a resolution to the standoff.
President Barack Obama has signed into law new legislation which greatly reforms the US's much-criticised state surveillance programme.
The US president says discrimination by law enforcement officers in Ferguson, Missouri, showed a lot of work needed to be done on race in America.
Netanyahu condemned US nuclear talks with Iran, but Obama hit back at his empty rhetoric.