Political Parties and Political Messes in Britain and America

by Paul R. Pillar Donald Trump Jr. has taken to the op-ed pages to lecture the British about how they should have taken his father’s “advice” on handling the Brexit issue. A more instructive cross-Atlantic comparison would examine how the… Continue Reading  

Brexit and the Transnational Triumph of Ignorance

by Paul R. Pillar Some explanations for the outcome of the British vote to leave the European Union are specific to Britain. This includes the divisions within the governing Conservative Party over EU membership (divisions that led Prime Minister David… Continue Reading  

Trudeau’s Victory: Whither Canada?

by Paul Weinberg Justin Trudeau’s center-left Liberal party established a solid win in the October 19 Canadian election in face of wedge politics. In seeking a fresh mandate after ten years in office in Ottawa, Stephen Harper and his Conservative Party… Continue Reading