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The Continuing Russian Campaign to Divide the Democratic Party in the USA

The Continuing Russian Campaign to Divide the Democratic Party in the USA

Russian bots and trolls are amplifying disinformation in social media. To wit, meddling in US democracy with a seed and feed campaign of divisive messages continues.

Donald Trump, the Middle East, and American Foreign Policy

Donald Trump, the Middle East, and American Foreign Policy

As they take office, the new US president, Donald Trump, and his national security staff should remember the key lessons learned in the Middle East by their predecessors.

Interview – Giorgio Shani

Interview – Giorgio Shani

Professor Shani offers his take on human security and post-coloniality, religion in the context of current developments in the West, the economic crisis and post-liberalism.

Donald Trump as Trickster Clown

Donald Trump as Trickster Clown

Donald Trump fits the paradigm of a “trickster clown”, taking advantage of people who feel confused or alienated during times of transitions.

Interview – Jennifer Hochschild

Interview – Jennifer Hochschild

Jennifer Hochschild discusses the threats to democracy, ‘Black Lives Matter’, and the rhetoric surrounding ethnicity and immigration in the 2016 presidential primaries.

Trumped Up Alliances?

Trumped Up Alliances?

If elected, a President Trump will quickly realize that the foreign policy establishment he loves to criticize has not done a bad job on striking deals.

Citizens Not Zombies: Rethinking Assumptions about US Religious Voters

Citizens Not Zombies: Rethinking Assumptions about US Religious Voters

The habit of homogenising religious political behaviour only leads to sloppy thinking disconnected from the evidence of how really existing religious citizens act

Hurricane Sanders in the Democratic Camp

Hurricane Sanders in the Democratic Camp

The longer the race, the sharper the divide within the Democratic party. This should concern Hillary if she were to face a Republican candidate in November.

The Democratic Establishment Feels the Bern

The Democratic Establishment Feels the Bern

Even if Clinton wins the nominations, Sanders has exposed enough chinks in her armour to make a Presidential contest tough for her to win.

Is the Republican Party Doomed?

Is the Republican Party Doomed?

If the Republican Party does not alter its policy positions, particularly on immigration reform and social issues, it risks becoming a minority party for the foreseeable future.

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