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Liberty, Luck and Macron’s US tour

The occasionally embarrassing bromance staged between Presidents Trump and Macron during the latter’s State Visit has suited both parties writes Seán Hand Deputy Professor of French Studies and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Europe).


Tariffs to be applied to steel and aluminium entering the US - expert comment

"It is highly likely that ... increasing barriers to aluminum and steel imports will trigger retaliation by other WTO members that will leave almost everyone worse off." Markus Wagner, Associate Professor in Warwick School of Law, reacts to the decision by the Trump administration to introduce tariffs.

Fri 02 March 2018, 12:20 | Tags: Politics, USA, United States, School of Law, Expert comment, Policy, trade, WTO

US gun reform protests: social media savvy students could effect change

Students in the USA have staged a 'lie-in' outside the White House to demand reforms to gun laws, following the Florida school shooting which killed 17 people. Professor Tim Lockley, from the School of Comparative American Studies at the University of Warwick, comments on the story.


Is the the EU a cause for "hope not fear"? Expert analysis on the trade options

As Boris Johnson attempts to reassure voters that the UK's split from the EU is a cause for "hope not fear" Dr Andreas Kokkinis, School of Law, highlights potential trade arrangments the UK may face post-Brexit.


Bipartisan spending deal agreed to avoid US Government shutdown - expert comment

“The vote by the House and Senate to re-open the federal government and raise the federal debt ceiling are a rare example for bipartisanship in Washington... While this renews questions about the long-term fiscal sustainability of the United States, America just sent a powerful message that austerity is over.” Dr. Georg Löfflmann, Department of Politics and International Studies, comments on the bipartisan budget compromise.


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