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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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Could Foreign Policy be Trump’s Winning Card? History Seems to Suggest So.

By Dr Mara Oliva Now that the conventions are over, it is time to look at the issues! In the next two thought provoking posts, Dr Mara Oliva looks at the role foreign policy has historically played in presidential elections … Continue reading

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The Democratic Convention

by Dafydd Townley At this year’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Hillary Clinton will be officially declared as the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate. Despite the challenge from Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, it’s been a relatively easy affair. Clinton had the … Continue reading

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The Republican Convention

Dafydd Townley (@hanesydd) on the Republican Convention in our newest US Election Special post Continue reading

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Congress to Campus: A Brief Report

On February 29, 2016, the Department of History hosted the prestigious event Congress to Campus. This day-long event – organised in association with the US Association of Former Members of Congress and the Eccles Centre at the British Library – … Continue reading

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