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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.


Trump fears economic impact of COVID-19 will wreck re-election: Dr Trevor McCrisken

This week, US President Donald Trump seemed to change his attitude towards the COVID-19 pandemic, admitting the seriousness of the situation, and the necessity of social distancing for the next few months.

Dr Trevor McCrisken, from the Department of Politics and International Studies, offers his expert perspective.

Fri 03 Apr 2020, 11:20 | Tags: USA, America, United States, coronavirus, COVID19

Loneliness and Self-isolating - how to combat it

1.5 million people in the UK will receive letters from the Government asking them to self-isolate for 12 weeks in the coming days to reduce the risk of contracting Covid-19. For those self isolating already, loneliness may be a feeling that starts in the coming days or weeks.

Professor Kimberley Brownlee, from the University of Warwick's Department of Philosophy comments on loneliness in the UK, and how to combat it at a time when we all need it.


Iranian missile strike on US air base - expert comment

Dr Trevor McCrisken, Associate Professor, US Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick comments on the Iranian missile attack on a US air base in Iraq.


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