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Andrew Hammond

Andrew Hammond is an Associate at LSE IDEAS at the London School of Economics.

12 July 2019 08:05 PM

Next UK PM must forge an elusive national consensus

Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson held their first head-to-head television debate on Tuesday night in their battle to become the UK’s next prime minister.

23 June 2019 07:09 PM

‘No-deal’ Boris moves another step closer to Number 10

A widely reported domestic altercation with his girlfriend failed to dislodge Boris Johnson from his position as firm favorite to be the UK’s next prime minister as the final phase of the UK Tory party leadership election began on Friday. Center stage in the contest between Johnson and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is likely to be the growing possibility of a “no-deal Brexit.”

16 June 2019 05:00 PM

Why the G20 summit in Japan may be a memorable one

World leaders are finalizing preparations for this month’s G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, potentially the most important since the 2009 meeting in London during the storm of the international financial crisis.

13 June 2019 12:53 PM

North Korean denuclearization deal a distant prospect

Wednesday marks the one-year anniversary of the landmark Singapore summit, perhaps the US administration’s signature foreign policy initiative to date.

12 May 2019 09:18 PM

Trump feels a chill wind from the East

Donald Trump is facing significant foreign policy challenges from Venezuela to Iran, but it is Asia-Pacific that may loom largest after setbacks in trade talks with China and the impasse in nuclear diplomacy with North Korea underscored the need for a more coordinated US strategy toward the region.