Category : Politics


Trump will expand the US military presence in Afghanistan

Donald Trump announced on Monday he is willing to commit to up to 4,000 more troops being sent to Afghanistan, saying the United States’ strategy will “change dramatically”. Donald Trump was pointedly critical of America’s foreign policy during his presidential campaign, especially with regard to


Politics update: temporary Brexit, scrapped bridges

Brexit for the time being Today, ministers hope to secure a temporary arrangement with the European Union, allowing Britain to maintain cross border trading for a period of time after Brexit. Amid numerous talks of economic disruption from political commentators, ministers hope that securing a


The woes of election pollsters

Another election, another polling failure. Why are pollsters so bad at predicting elections? In an age of political upset, why does the media keep treating the polls as gospel? Pollsters have not covered themselves in glory in recent years. Whether it’s the abject failure of