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Extraordinary president, ordinary presidency: New book evaluates the achievements of the Trump administration

President Trump’s refusal to play the Washington game pleases his base but limits his ability to fulfil his campaign promises.  It’s just one of the many reasons this extraordinary president is delivering a very ordinary presidency, according to a new book from US politics experts Dr Jon Herbert, Dr Trevor McCrisken, and Dr Andrew Wroe. The Ordinary Presidency of Donald J. Trump is one of the first rigorous studies of the 45th president. The authors explore Trump’s election and track record since his inauguration and weigh his achievements both against those of his predecessors in office and against his own hyperbolic claims.

The ‘Obama Doctrine’ in foreign policy – un-American isolationism, or a pragmatic response to changing priorities?

In a new book published today, Dr Georg Löfflmann explores American identity, US foreign policy and national security during the Obama presidency, and asks whether the ‘Obama Doctrine’ was an effective response to the tension between an increasingly multi-polar world and a US elite still convinced that America has a unique call to global dominance.

Historic space weather could clarify what’s next

Historic space weather may help us understand what’s coming next, according to new research by the University of Warwick.

Study suggests you can ‘pick up’ a good or bad mood from your friends - but it also suggests that depression doesn’t have the same effect

New research suggests that both good and bad moods can be ‘picked up’ from friends, but depression can’t.

Wed 20 Sep 2017, 09:38 | Tags: Health, Mathematics, research, mental health, WMS, US, Health and Medicine

Female suffrage and pornography – the author of the Secret History of Wonder Woman explores the inspiration for the DC comic character

Female suffrage and pornography – the author of the secret history of Wonder Woman explores the inspiration for the DC comic character.