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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.

Thu 06 December 2018, 14:45 | Tags: USA, China, business

Ben Gannon on the results of the US mid-term elections

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.

Wed 07 November 2018, 11:23 | Tags: Politics, USA, Expert comment, Politics and International Studies, Trump

US mid-terms: expert comment

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."


A "devastating political moment" - Dr Alexander Smith comments on the US mail bomb attempt

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."

Thu 25 October 2018, 10:39 | Tags: USA, United States, Expert comment

Dr Simon Leigh on the blocking of 3D-printed gun software in the US

Dr Simon Leigh, expert in 3D printing from the School of Engineering, comments on the news that a US federal judge has blocked the publication of blueprints for parts of a gun that can be made by a 3D printer.

Wed 01 August 2018, 10:16 | Tags: USA, engineering, United States, Expert comment, technology, Law, Weapons, 3D Printing

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