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Expert comment, Macron reshuffle

"Macron’s reshuffle, ditching a popular PM, is a gamble indicating how weak he is, how high the stakes are." Professor Ben Clift of PAIS comments on the news that the French Prime Minister has resigned, and explores what this means for President Macron's leadership and re-election chances.


Expert comment on decision to merge FCO and DFID

"Alignment of trading and security interests, as articulated by the FCO seem to be taking centre stage, as DfID gets side-lined." Professor Shirin Rai, Director, Warwick Interdisciplinary Research Centre for International Development, comments on the Prime Minister's Global Britain announcement.


Expert comment: Former US Defence Secretary's Trump intervention 'almost unprecedented'

As former US Defence Secretary James Mattis criticises the Trump administration in an article for The Atlantic, Dr Georg Löfflmann of the Department of Politics and International Studies discusses how unprecedented his comments are.

Thu 04 Jun 2020, 14:25 | Tags: Politics, United States, Politics and International Studies

Expert comment: President Trump increasingly frustrating his medical and scientific advisers

Dr Trevor McCrisken comments on Donald Trump taking medication against public health advice and his ultimatum to the WHO.


Expert comment - collapse of BrightHouse

"The most important question now is what happens to these credit consumers?" Dr John Morris of the Department of Politics and International Studies comments on what the collapse of BrightHouse may mean for people unable to access conventional credit but who need to make "big-ticket" purchases.


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