Biography of the Author Peter Apps

Peter Apps

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  1. world leaders

    Commentary: As G20 looms, time to plan for a world without whole-hearted US support

    The centenary of the truce that ended World War I suggest a growing divide among world leaders, says one observer.
  2. Delegates walk near an electronic billboard displaying a political slogan during the Conservative P

    Commentary: Britain’s Brexit process approaches roller coaster endgame

    Brexit is sending the country stumbling perhaps irrevocably to a chaotic 'no deal' outcome that will likely usher in further instability, says one ...
  3. U.S. President Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York

    Commentary: An imperfect United Nations still the world’s best hope for international cooperation

    It might have a mixed record and is in need of reform, but the United Nations (UN) is still our best hope for forcing the world’s most powerful ...
  4. Reuters Peter Apps screengrab

    Commentary: Covering the world, paralysed from the shoulders down

    When Reuters columnist Peter Apps woke up paralysed from shoulder down after an accident 12 years ago, he felt like his life was over. Today, he ...
  5. Chinese troops on exercises in Kyrgyzstan. President Xi Jingping has urged the PLA to step up

    Commentary: China and Russia gear up on war games to send a message

    China's and Russia's heightened military posturing is part of a much wider diplomatic and propaganda strategy, says one observer.
  6. A member of the Afghan security forces keeps watch at the site of an attack in Kabul

    Commentary: 17 years later, the new face of an old war in Afghanistan

    If the Afghan government can win its current battle, the war may finally begin to show tentative signs of success, says one observer.
  7. Russia's President Vladimir Putin listens while US President Donald Trump speaks

    Commentary: Few surprises at historic summit, as world grows used to Donald Trump

    But there is a growing worry that US President Donald Trump’s approach may be the vanguard of a new generation of populists who care little for ...
  8. The head of Sweden's Civil Contingencies Agency said the country, while safer than many, must

    Commentary: Why neutral, peaceful Sweden is preparing for war

    Countries in Europe are reconsidering their defence postures – increasing military spending and reintroducing National Service, says one observer.
  9. Markets have been spooked by Donald Trump's warning that his historic summit with Kim Jong Un

    Commentary: Little sleep lost if Trump-Kim summit in Singapore is delayed

    All sides have relatively desperate wants and a vested interest in keeping the diplomatic process going but none really want to give up much while ...
  10. A South Korean soldier walks past a television screen showing pictures of US President Donald Trump

    Commentary: Ahead of summits with North Korea, all sides remain on different pages

    Even a pause in escalation would look like victory, but questions remain ahead of the summits between South Korea, North Korea and the US, says ...