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Silicon Valley and New Delhi fear Trump’s visa policy

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to investigate and restrict working visas to the US, especially the H1-B visas often used by Silicon Valley.

North America Politics

Forecasting unconventional elections: What can be done?

Despite unforgivable slips in the 2016 US presidential race, the polling industry must be strengthened, not discredited for future political outcomes.

North America Politics

Will Trump’s election change the US-Russia relationship?

With the election of Russia’s preferred candidate — Republican President-elect Donald Trump — the future of Russia-US relations remains uncertain.

North America Security

The US quietly re-writes Arctic policy

Under the cover of the 2016 election season, the Obama administration has been busy crafting a new Arctic policy that will have significant ramifications.

North America Politics

Election night: what to watch, hour by hour

A look at the polls to watch on election night in America.

North America Politics

Email scandal has all but erased Clinton debate victories

This is a guest post by Aaron Kall Although Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton dominated all three debates to build a solid lead over her Republican rival, Donald Trump, these

Debate Corner North America Politics

October revelations impact the U.S. election

Living up to the promise of an “October surprise,” October 2016 has realized daily revelations with implications for the U.S. election.

Economics North America

Trump versus Clinton on trade policy

The US 2016 presidential race has been notable for how often both major party candidates have trumpeted trade as a major issue. But just how different are the proposed trade

Debate Corner North America Politics

What will happen in the US election?

GRI Debate: What are the key factors that will affect election day and the upcoming presidency? Election day is fast approaching and, as Trump regains momentum, the outcome is all

Debate Corner North America Politics

Syria will define the future of Hillary Clinton’s uneasy presidency

Despite tightening polling, Democrat Hillary Clinton is still favored to win the U.S. presidency—an already uneasy presidency that is likely to be defined by an even more unstable Syria.