Last night, the United States voted Donald Trump to be the next President of the United States. The result reflected a similar degree of shock which previously accompanied the Brexit earlier in 2016. Ambassador Neelam Deo, in the final episode of our special podcast series, discusses what happened last night and what tomorrow will hold.
The victory of Donald Trump for the White House is a turning point in America – it’s a vote against the establishment and vested interests that have dominated Washington for decades. It also shows America following the global trends of strong leaders with a new electorate in the post World War II Order
With less than a week to go before the U.S. Presidential Elections, our special podcast series pivots to Asia where Ambassador Neelam Deo, Director at Gateway House, assesses the Asian perception of the election as well as which candidate is finding support across the region.
The Forum 2000 conference in Prague last week was an occasion to reflect on the challenges facing democracy in an economically globalised, but socially fragmented, West.
This edited excerpt was transcribed from The Gateway House Podcast episode 'U.S. Elections: assessing its wider impact' which is a part of the special mini-series on the U.S. elections and its foreign policy implications. In this episode, Ambassador Deo talks about the wider impact that the elections will have on the race for the U.S. Congress and Senate, on American society, and on global political discourse.
This excerpt was transcribed from The Gateway House Podcast episode, 'U.S. Elections: Trump’s down but not out' which is part of the special miniseries on the U.S. election and its foreign policy implications. In the episode, Ambassador Neelam Deo discussed the larger foreign policy implications mentioned by the presidential candidates at the second Presidential debate on Sunday night
The outcome of the Iowa caucus has been stunning for both parties, where Donald Trump’s defeat as well as Hillary Clinton’s near defeat was not foreseen by anyone. All eyes have now turned to the New Hampshire primaries where Hillary Clinton beat Barack Obama in 2008, but went on to lose the Democratic nomination.
The U.S. presidential election saw its first Democratic debate of the season in Las Vegas on 13 October. While there were five candidates on stage, only two came out strong. Joe Biden, too, can very well say goodbye to his candidacy.