Peter Finn

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    How previous Presidential scandals can help us to understand the Trump Administration

How previous Presidential scandals can help us to understand the Trump Administration

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Compared to his immediate predecessors, President Donald Trump’s administration is mired in scandal, with his former employees facing court cases and Trump’s charitable foundation now subject to a lawsuit over alleged misuse of funds. Peter Finn and Robert Ledger look to past presidential scandals to help predict what the endgame of the current ones may be. They write that […]

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    The new German government’s end-run around Trump shows how old allies are hedging their bets  

The new German government’s end-run around Trump shows how old allies are hedging their bets  

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Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ foreign policy doctrine has raised eyebrows in capitals across the world. Peter Finn and Robert Ledger look at what appears to be a shift away from engaging with the US executive branch by the new German coalition government. While German foreign policy intends to continue robust transatlantic relations with the US, they write, it will […]

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    More than a decade on, there are still unanswered questions about Abu Ghraib and the War on Terror.

More than a decade on, there are still unanswered questions about Abu Ghraib and the War on Terror.

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We are now more than a decade on from the release of the Abu Ghraib abuse photos, which led to one of the largest scandals of the War on Terror. While there have been reports and investigations in the decade since, Peter Finn writes that there are still many unanswered questions. He argues that those higher up in the […]

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