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Trump Puts Defense Before Diplomacy, as He Demands His Military Parade

"The aggressive military posturing is not just the result of Trump’s own 'fire and fury' and love of militaristic swagger; it has the support...

The Twin Constitutional Crises of Trump and Brexit

"For better or worse, the strange forces at work will continue to erode the foundations on which British and American politics are built." David Eastwood,...

In a Fragmented Syria, No One is “Winning”

The state of the conflict in Syria and why there will be no resolution this year Published in partnership with The Conversation: The Syrian conflict is...

It’s Not Just Fire and Fury. It’s an Unfit President.

"Long before Michael Wolff's book, the conclusion was that Donald Trump, in the words of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, is a 'fucking moron'" Published...

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...