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    If the past is any indication, we may be in for a surprise in New Hampshire.

If the past is any indication, we may be in for a surprise in New Hampshire.

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Voters in the Granite State go to the polls today in the first primary of the 2016 presidential season. US Centre Director, Peter Trubowitz writes that while Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump may lead the polls for the Democrats and the GOP, if they are able to win, the margin of their victories has big implications for how the […]

In foreign policy, Obama has begun his fourth quarter rally

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This year has seen President Obama move from foreign policy difficulties such as the Ebola crisis and Islamic extremism in Iraq to a string of triumphs including a commitment to normalize relations with Cuba and a climate deal with China. Reviewing US foreign policy in 2014, Peter Trubowitz reminds us that Obama came into office committed to rebalancing America’s […]

The U.S. shutdown has a hefty international price tag

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This week, President Obama cancelled his appearance at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Bali, as well as some regional summits – a direct result of the U.S. government’s shutdown. Peter Trubowitz writes that domestic politics in America is constraining Obama’s ability to act on the international stage. If the deadlock over the government’s budget and the debt ceiling continues, then […]

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