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Who are Britain’s Far-Right Islamophobes Boosted by Trump’s Retweets?

Dr Chris Allen of the University of Birmingham writes for The Conversation: Donald Trump’s decision to retweet a number of videos originally posted by Jayda...

After Year of Trump, US is Still Stupefied and Transfixed

Liam Kennedy, of the Clinton Institute of University College Dublin and The Trump Project, writes for The Conversation: In the small hours of November 8...

Catalonia and Iraqi Kurdistan Confront Obstacles on Road to Independence

"What seems to matter more is not the declaration of independence but rather the recognition of this declaration" George Kyris of the University of Birmingham...

Why the 1994 North Korea Deal Failed — and What the...

"As abhorrent as North Korea's regime is, it’s not hard to see why ruling clique might have concluded that Pyongyang remains in Washington’s crosshairs." Maria...

After Years of Destruction, Iraqis Can Rescue Their Cultural Identity

"Brave efforts by Iraqis to reclaim cultural and national identity will not succeed fully until the country is free of its corrupt and divided...

NATO is Healthier Than Expected — But There’s Trouble Ahead

NATO may survive Donald Trump's visit but behind the scenes, the problems --- Afghanistan, burden-sharing, the Balkans, Turkey --- continue to mount. Mark Webber, Professor...

Why Britain’s National Health Service Was Unprepared for Ransomware Attack

UPDATE, MAY 15: Conor McKenna's discussion with BBC World News about the ransomware attack, its effects, and security measures. Conor McKenna of EA and the...

A New National Nightmare as Trump Fires Comey

"The question of whether a President can operate above the law is at issue once again – and a new national nightmare may already...

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...