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Mexican election - expert comment

Dr Tom Long, from the Department of Politics & International Studies, University of Warwick, comments on the outcome of the Mexican elections.


Is Mexico set for an historic shift?

Latin America’s second largest economy will go to the polls on Sunday (1 July 2018) to choose its next president and a new congress. At a time of widespread disillusionment at unchecked corruption, poverty and violence Assistant Professor in New Rising World Powers Dr Thomas Long looks ahead to the election.


Banning plastic straws - a step in the right direction?

"The cost of the whole supply chain needs to be considered." Dr Philippe Blanchard from the Department of Politics and International Studies comments on the news that McDonalds will replace plastic straws with paper in all its UK and Ireland restaurants from September.


Japan concerned that the US is a 'potentially rather erratic alliance partner'

Professor Christopher Hughes, expert in Japanese politics in University of Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studfies, comments on Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe's visit to the White House on 7th of June ahead of expected US-North Korea summit and G7 summit.

Fri 01 June 2018, 15:42 | Tags: Politics and International Studies, Japan

"Trump has chosen an outspoken neoconservative hardliner to serve as his National Security Advisor" - expert comment

Dr. Georg Löfflmann from the Department of Politics and International Studies comments on the news that President Trump has appointed John Bolton as his National Security Adviser, replacing H.R.McMaster.


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