Did the election of Donald Trump as US president affect the popularity of the European Union (EU) in Europe? In new research, Lara Minkus, Emanuel Deutschmann and Jan Delhey find that Trump’s surprise victory in 2016 did cause a considerable increase in the EU’s post-election popularity. Gains in popularity were particularly high among those who perceived their country as […]
New analysis of WikiLeaks documents shows that intelligence-gathering at Guantánamo has been ineffective.
The US has maintained a military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba for more than 14 years, with the stated aim of detaining and interrogating suspected terrorists which have been captured by the US. In new research which uses a dataset of information published by WikiLeaks, Emanuel Deutschmann finds that the prison has been largely ineffective in its intelligence-gathering mission. […]