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Andrew Hammond

Andrew Hammond

    Will Trump stick to 'America first' or build bridges with Nato, Europe and G7?
    Will Trump stick to 'America first' or build bridges with Nato, Europe and G7?
    United States President Donald Trump’s foreign foray enters its second phase this week when he moves from the Middle East to Europe. In so...
    Iran’s next step is a defining moment
    Iran’s next step is a defining moment
    Iran’s presidential candidates are making final preparations for a landmark poll on Friday, which could have significant implications for the...
    Macron's march forward depends on next month's election
    Macron's march forward depends on next month's election
    There is significant relief in many quarters that Emmanuel Macron, an independent, centrist candidate, was elected on Sunday as the eighth...
    Macron's optimistic centrist vision for France
    Macron's optimistic centrist vision for France
    France holds its final-round presidential election on Sunday with Emmanuel Macron the favourite to win against Marine Le Pen. The stand-off between...
    ​Trump's frenzied first 100 days of foreign policy
    ​Trump's frenzied first 100 days of foreign policy
    US President Donald Trump commemorated his first 100 days in office at the weekend. Continuing a frenzied first three months of foreign policy, the...
    May’s poll bombshell a shrewd move
    May’s poll bombshell a shrewd move
    British Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Tuesday that she is engineering a snap general election for June 8, with Brexit being the primary...
    US-Russia relations in deep freeze?
    US-Russia relations in deep freeze?
    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Wednesday. The spike...
    Brexit poised to turn UK politics and society on its head
    Brexit poised to turn UK politics and society on its head
    NEWS ANALYSISBritish Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 this week, beginning Britain’s formal exit from the European Union....
    Dutch say no to far-right populism
    Dutch say no to far-right populism
    Wednesday’s high-profile election in the Netherlands, which boasts the fifth-largest economy in the eurozone, saw Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s...
    Brexit mooted as catalyst that makes or breaks EU alliance
    Brexit mooted as catalyst that makes or breaks EU alliance
    NEWS ANALYSISEuropean Union leaders meet on Thursday and Friday for their last summit before the United Kingdom is anticipated to trigger...