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Analysis & Opinions - The Washington Post

The Last Time a ‘Tanker War’ Broke Out in the Persian Gulf, It Lasted for Years

| June 14, 2019

As tensions mounted between the United States and Iran, European nations pressed for a calm response, fearing that any escalation could disrupt trade through the region’s vital Strait of Hormuz, which carries up to a third of global crude oil exports traded via ships. If the strait is blocked or trade there is disrupted by conflict, analysts predict oil prices would surge.

Professor Nicholas Burns speaks about President Trump's UK visit on MSNBC

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Analysis & Opinions - MSNBC

Former Ambassador Under Bush: ‘Embarrassing’ to Watch Trump’s ‘Brutal, Political Tirade’ in the UK

June 04, 2019

Burns said the U.S.-U.K. special relationship “is in some trouble” as he dissected the drama and controversy leading up to Trump’s press conference with outgoing prime minister Theresa May. As he argued that both countries are dealing with existential crises, Burns eventually shifted gears to say Trump is failing in his trip because “we expect our president…to represent all Americans with dignity with grace, and the president hasn’t done that.”

Muriel Rouyer, Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook and Robert N. Stavins

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Analysis & Opinions - Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship

Transatlantic Environmental Policy

| June 03, 2019

As part of the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship’s (PETR) 2019 European Election event series, Muriel Rouyer, Adjunct Professor of Public Policy and Robert N. Stavins, A.J. Meyer Professor of Energy & Economic Development, discussed transatlantic advances in environmental policy, as well as the role the issue of climate change would play in the EU parliament vote taking place on May 23-26, in a conversation with Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook, Executive Director of PETR on April 30th, 2019.

Queen Elizabeth II walks with President Trump last July during a visit to Windsor Castle in England.

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Analysis & Opinions - Los Angeles Times

Trump Heads to London Amid Brexit Furor and Political Upheaval in Europe. What Could Go Wrong?

June 02, 2019

President Trump, a disruptive global force with a penchant for diplomatic gaffes and inserting himself into other countries’ politics, leaves Sunday for the United Kingdom and France at a moment of intense political tumult across Europe.