Monthly Archives: March 2020

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    Olympic Legacies: Why Postponing Tokyo 2020 is the Right Decision

Olympic Legacies: Why Postponing Tokyo 2020 is the Right Decision

This week, an International Olympic Committee organiser and Shinzo Abe have hinted that the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo could be postponed until 2021 due to the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). We have yet to receive a definitive answer. LSE-PKU MSc student Claire H. Evans writes that Japan’s delay in postponing the Games could loom large in its legacy […]

March 23rd, 2020|Featured|0 Comments|
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    Donald Trump Didn’t Break American Foreign Policymaking– It’s Been Broken for Decades

Donald Trump Didn’t Break American Foreign Policymaking– It’s Been Broken for Decades

Throughout the twentieth century, US Presidents have utilized the National Security Council (NSC) in assisting with foreign and defense policy. However, after President Kennedy brought in outside advisors and informal groups in the 1960s, the system began to deteriorate, leading to an expansive growth of executive power and a major diminishment of the interagency foreign policymaking process. In this […]

March 15th, 2020|Featured|0 Comments|