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Trump Could Work with Democrats — But No One Can Trust...

"Both Congressional parties would like to make use of a President who often appears shallow and easily led when it comes to policy issues....

War and Corruption — Learning from Nepal

Corruption presents major challenges to development and security, and is often seen to thrive in countries affected by war. But the forms and dynamics...

How ISIS’s Attacks on Christians Point to Tough Times for Egypt

As President el-Sisi reinstitutes state of emergency, Egypt faces rough times ahead Originally published by the Birmingham Brief: In the most brutal attack against the Egyptian...

Brexit and the Illusion of Britain’s “Great Repeal Bill”

"Brexit was said to ensure that our laws will be made not in Brussels but in Westminster --- but for the near future laws...

As UK Pulls Trigger on Brexit, A Look at “Colossal” Task...

"While 'tough talk' might play well to some in the UK and in Brussels, there will be a common, tacit understanding that this is...

Britain Analysis: Undecided Hold Balance in Brexit Referendum

PHOTO: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and British Prime Minister David Cameron walk past a poster for the Britain Stronger in Europe campaign on...

Turkey Analysis: Ankara Will Not Be Joining the European Union

PHOTO: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the European Commission's Jean-Claude Juncker Sotirios Zartaloudis of the University of Birmingham writes for the Birmingham Brief: After Turkey...

Britain & France Feature: Refugees in Calais Talk About Desperate Conditions...

PHOTO: A Sudanese migrant in the French port of Calais (Rob Stothard/Getty) Problems over the situation of migrants in the French city of Calais have...

Iran Analysis: Can “Trust” Ensure The Fulfillment of the Nuclear Deal?

PHOTO: US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, March 2, 2015 Nicholas J. Wheeler and Joshua Baker of the...

Iraq Analysis: As Islamic State Takes Ramadi, A Decisive Battle Approaches

PHOTO: Families from Ramadi flee after Islamic State's takeover of city (Reuters) Balsam Awni writes for EA, in partnership with the Birmingham Brief: On Sunday, after...

Global Feature: Why The Threat of Cyber-Attack Is Overstated

Gavin Hall of the Univerity of Birmingham writes for EA and The Birmingham Brief: When the new British Government takes office in May 2015, one...