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PONARS Eurasia 01 Feb 2021
(PONARS Eurasia and IERES) On January 6, 2021, protestors carried out a violent attack at the US Capitol in an attempt to overturn Donald Trump's defeat in the 2020 United States presidential elections. In this upcoming PONARS Eurasia event, scholars from across the United States and Eurasia will explore how the recent storming of the US Capitol was viewed from Eurasia, and what comparisons...
Jessica Pisano 22 Nov 2019
(Monkey Cage) In this week’s impeachment hearings, government officials have been detailing the Trump administration’s alleged attempts to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in congressionally approved aid for Ukraine’s defensive war with Russia unless Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced investigations into President Trump’s political rival. [...] And yet, as some...
Jessica Pisano 15 Nov 2019
(Monkey Cage) The public impeachment proceedings in the House of Representatives that started Wednesday focus on interactions between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Trump and Zelensky are both showmen. Many Americans became familiar with Donald Trump in the reality show “The Apprentice.” RSimilarly, long before Zelensky became president in a landslide election,...