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  1. 10 March 2020 - Humanities

    The long shadow of the Cold War

    A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores how the shadow cast by the Cold War continues to shape the foreign policy of successive US presidents.

  2. 5 March 2020 - Public Affairs

    Five takeaways from Super Tuesday

    A University of Melbourne expert says the race for the Democratic nomination in the US presidential nomination has narrowed after a surprising Super Tuesday.

  3. 8 November 2018 - Public Affairs

    The 2018 midterms: The suburbs turn

    President Trump's midterm strategy of stoking fear about immigration and crime has backfired in America's suburbs, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 14 October 2018 - Public Affairs

    October surprises and the false hope of the midterms

    As Justice Brett Kavanaugh joins the US Supreme Court, a University of Melbourne expert explores whether a protest vote in the midterm elections is likely.

  5. 4 October 2018 - Public Affairs

    US Midterms: What you need to know

    A University of Melbourne guide to the upcoming 2018 midterm elections in the US, and what the potential outcomes could mean for the Trump presidency.

  6. 7 September 2018 - Public Affairs

    Turmoil in Trump land

    President Trump may be scandal-ridden and held in contempt in his administration, but a University of Melbourne experts says his base may like him all the more

  7. 24 July 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Taking on big tech: Where does Australia stand?

    Big tech is under fire in Europe. A University of Melbourne academic looks at how the EU's latest fine on Google could effect antitrust policy in Australia.

  8. 16 May 2018 - Public Affairs

    What comes after America’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal?

    Two University of Melbourne experts debate President Trump's move to withdraw the US from the nuclear deal with Iran; is it reckless or tactical foreign policy?

  9. 3 May 2018 - Public Affairs

    The trouble with ceasefires

    University of Melbourne research finds the 2016 ceasefire in Syria had unexpected consequences, ranging from an impact on rebel governance to humanitarian aid.

  10. 7 December 2017 - Public Affairs

    Could personal insults trigger war?

    University of Melbourne research finds US President Donald Trump's insult trading with North Korea indicates an erratic response to rising nuclear threat levels