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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.


Facebook political advertising boosted Trump turnout by up to ten per cent in the 2016 elections, research finds

Donald Trump's 2016 campaign is said to have spent 44 million dollars on Facebook, running 175,000 variations of political adverts.  Was this money well-spent?

New research from the University of Warwick, ETH Zurich and the University Carlos III in Madrid has demonstrated that the micro-targeted campaigns were highly effective both in persuading undecided voters to support Mr Trump, and in persuading Republican supporters to turn out on polling day.

 

 


Warwick submarine team UK champions at international race

Students from WMG at the University of Warwick, who designed and built a submarine, were the UK champions at the 2017 International Submarine Race (ISR) in Washington DC, USA.

Thu 20 Jul 2017, 14:41 | Tags: University of Warwick, USA, WMG, International, Competition, Sciences

Peer-led self-management programmes may not help teenagers with asthma

A study from the University of Warwick suggests peer-led self-management programmes have little impact on the quality of life or lung function of adolescents with asthma.

Wed 14 Jun 2017, 14:22 | Tags: Health, NHS, children, medicine, USA, research, WMS, Health and Medicine

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