Professor Shaun Breslin comments on the relations between China, North Korea and the US, as North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has arrived in Beijng for an unannounced visit, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Arrest of Huawei's Chief Financial Officer's potential impact on US-China relations - expert comment
Following the news today of the arrest of the Chief Financial Officer of Chinese telecoms company Huawei, Professor Shaun Breslin of the Department of Politics and International Studies has commented on its potential impact on US-China relations.
Ben Gannon, expert in US politics and foreign policy, discusses the mid-term elections, which have resulted in the Democrats taking control of the US House of Representatives and also dealt a blow to President Donald Trump.
Ben Gannon, Teaching Fellow in US Politics and US Foreign Policy, offers his expert take on the mid-terms: "Early polling suggests this could be a record midterm turnout...given Trump's ability to pull off a surprise victory, lots of caution abounds."
Explosive packages have been sent to critics of President Donald Trump, including the Clintons, President Obama and CNN.
Dr Alexander Smith from the Department of Socology says: "As the investigation gets underway, there are questions for Trump."