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2019 Defence Forces Review

2019 Defence Forces Review

Earlier this month, we launched the 2019 Irish Defence Forces Review in association with the School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRe). This year’s review, an academic collaboration with the Defence Forces, examined the concept of the ‘22nd Century Military’ and the role that technological innovation will play the future of the […]

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Understanding The Responsibility To Protect

Understanding The Responsibility To Protect

The international system of sovereign states has traditionally been based on the principle of non-intervention. Accordingly, international law has largely recognized the inviolability of states’ borders. However, political philosophers have long acknowledged that external intervention may be justified on humanitarian grounds. In his entry recently published in The Palgrave Encyclopedia […]

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Brett Bruen on Trump’s Non-Presidential Communication

Brett Bruen on Trump’s Non-Presidential Communication

Brett Bruen, President of the Global Situation Room, Inc & Former Director of Global Engagement at the White House, writes in the Business Insider that Donald Trump’s “recent call with Ukraine’s president and letter to Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, are far from the presidential norm.” Full article: https://bit.ly/2JBRdC2

Dr. Dolores Resano

Dr. Dolores Resano

  Dolores Resano is an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at the Clinton Institute for American Studies, where she is conducting research on American literary fiction in the era of Trump. Her interdisciplinary focus is on contemporary American literature and culture and the intersections with politics and public discourse. She […]

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Studying America in Ireland

This is a fascinating time to study the United States as it comes to terms with its global status as a ‘unipolar’ power and the Clinton Institute offers a very fresh perspective on the US in the 21st century. Under conditions of Globalization the meanings of ‘America’ circulate widely today […]

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UCD and American Studies

UCD has a long and distinguished history in the teaching of American Studies. A Chair in Modern English and American Literature was held by Professor Denis Donoghue as far back as 1960. In more recent years the university has fostered a unique range of expertise and experience in the teaching […]

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After poisoning and dividing America, Donald Trump has won an ugly victory

America and Ireland: Re-imagining Priorities

America and Ireland: Re-imagining Priorities

In association with the Washington Ireland Program 16th November 2016 Crowell & Moring, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20004 Report by Ted Smyth (Chair, UCD Clinton Institute Advisory Board) The UCD Clinton Institute and the Washington Ireland Program hosted a timely forum in Washington, DC on November 16 on […]

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Diaspora Toolkit

May 2016 Funded by The Department of the Taoiseach In May 2015, following tender, the Minister for Diaspora Affairs at the Department of the Taoiseach, Mr. Jimmy Deenihan, TD commissioned the Clinton Institute to develop a Local DiasporaToolkit.  The production of the Toolkit follows on from a commitment in the […]

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