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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

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.


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