Category Archives: American History

CFP: President Trump’s First 100 Days

Please see below for details of the upcoming conference from the Reading Interdisciplinary Research Netwrok for the Study of Political History and Politics in the Americas:

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Annual Colloquium of the American Politics Group of the UK

2nd December 2016, The British Library Conference Centre The American Politics Group is the major UK organisation for researchers and teachers of US politics.  Registration is now open for this year’s annual colloquium, and bookings can be made via Eventbrite.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts From the Second Debate

by Dafydd Townley The second presidential election debate this year in St Louis provided one of the most acrimonious encounters between the two contenders. While many expected Hillary Clinton to provide the coup de grace that would end her opponent’s … Continue reading

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Why Hilary Clinton’s stance on Iran is similar to that of JFK

By Darius Wainwright In April 2015, Iran pledged to halt its nuclear programme in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions. Washington had imposed this embargo on Tehran since the 1979 deposition of the pro-western Iranian monarchy. The agreement reached … Continue reading

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Why Donald Trump’s stance on Iran signals a shift in GOP thinking

By Darius Wainwright Since 1945, American policymakers have regarded the maintaining of diplomatic dialogue with Iran as crucial to their wider interests in the Middle East. In the early and middle stages of the Cold War, the US government regarded … Continue reading

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