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    Liz Truss: What Can We Expect?

    Liz Truss has just become the new UK Prime Minister, but it is not yet clear how she will address issues such as climate change and the energy crisis. Her next moves along these lines will be important in the run-up to the general election.

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    Has The Constitution Survived Boris?

    One of the reasons why people don't want Boris Johnson to stand down is that they are not sure that they trust him to behave in a collegiate way.

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    Peter Kellner: What do the local election results mean?

    Here are two big facts about the polls in the last few weeks. The first is that Boris Johnson is one of the most unpopular prime ministers of all time. His current ratings are ones that no past prime minister have recovered from and gone on to win the following election. The second big fact is that Labour's lead is in single figures.

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    What Do the UK Local Election Results Mean?

    Age and education have largely determined British votes in the recent local elections. Looking at the big parties’ race, the main question is whether past trends will hold in the run-up to the general election.

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    The Age of The Strongman Leader

    A trend in twenty-first century politics is the rise of populist and authoritarian leaders, including in so-called democratic countries. From reassurance to intimidation, the world's strongmen share many characteristics and tactics.

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    Whither Brexit?

    Is there a way forward for Brexit in the wake of the British Supreme Court decision declaring that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament was unlawful?

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    Brexit Deal Rejected: Now What?

    • Erik Brattberg, Edward Luce, Anne McElvoy, Indira Lakshmanan
    • January 16, 2019
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    The U.K. Parliament has rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s deal to leave the European Union.

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    Europe and China Are Not Natural Allies

    Europe has concerns about China’s trade policies. But the two countries may want to unite for a more rules based global trade system.

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    On Brexit and U.S.-Europe Relations

    How will the election of Donald Trump as president and the recent British poll affect Brexit negotiations?

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    On UK Election Results

    The 2017 United Kingdom parliamentary election ended in a hung parliament after the Conservative Party failed to retain its majority.

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