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Trump Administration Returns to a Traditional US Foreign Policy

"Trump has started veering closer to the usual model of American supremacy than many of his worried critics expected." Maria Ryan of the University of...

Europe to NGOs: Stop Search-and-Rescue Operations for Migrants and Refugees

European politicians blame NGOs "to divert attention away from their own inactivity and escape responsibility" Nando Sigona of the University of Birmingham writes for The...

Is Violent Political Protest Ever Justified?

Christopher J. Finlay of the University of Birmingham writes for The Conversation: The mass protests against Donald Trump’s election, inauguration, and executive actions might subside...

The Fight for Mosul and Iraq’s Challenge to Come

"The liberation of Mosul could be a turning point, but the opportunity must be seized by Iraqis" Balsam Mustafa of the University of Birmingham writes...

Trump’s Russia Scandals Could Get Much, Much Worse

Trump may be trying to distract with tweets, but media and Congress need to ask, "What did the President know and when did he...

US Analysis: Trump’s Immigration Strategy Comes Straight From the Middle East

PHOTO: Foreign workers gather outside a Saudi immigration office waiting for an exit permit, November 2013 (Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty) Gerasimos Tsourapas of the University of Birmingham...

Canada Analysis: Deadly Mosque Attack Exposes Problems With Prejudice

PHOTO: The Grand Mosque in Quebec, where six people were killed by a gunman on Sunday Steve Hewitt of the University of Birmingham writes for...

US & Britain Analysis: May Meets Trump — A “Special Relationship”...

PHOTO: Donald Trump escorts British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday: Written in partnership with The Conversation: No surprises here. British Prime Minister Theresa May faces economic...

US Analysis: Why Trump’s “Attack the Media” Tactics Will Fail

PHOTO: Donald Trump to CNN’s Jim Acosta "You are fake news", January 11, 2017 Jon Herbert of Keele University writes for The Conversation: Journalists would have...

Britain Analysis: Government Loses in Supreme Court — What Does It...

PHOTO: UK Prime Minister Theresa May Fiona de Londras of the University of Birmingham writes for The Conversation: The UK Supreme Court has ruled on Tuesday...

US Analysis: Understanding Trump and How We Got Here

PHOTO: Donald Trump enters Friday's inaugural ceremony: Liam Kennedy of the University College Dublin writes for The Conversation: Donald Trump is now the 45th president of...

Syria and Beyond: The Russia-Turkey-Iran “Natural Alliance”

PHOTO: Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Iran's Hassan Rouhani, Russia's Vladimir Putin Adrian Campbell of the University of Birmingham writes for The Conversation: The ceasefire in Syria...