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Andrew Hammond

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

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Why Brexit is about more than just Britain

Since the Brexit referendum in June 2016, attention has focused on internal UK debates about leaving the EU. Yet potentially the most important outcome of the UK’s vote to leave is how it is driving significant change in the EU itself.

September 07, 2019

Divide and rule: Trump’s strategy in Europe

US President Donald Trump and his deputy Mike Pence had both intended to be in Europe this week in a rare double header, underlining that while this administration is deeply skeptical about EU supranationalism and Brussels, it recognizes US interests in the continent, both east and west.

August 31, 2019

What Italy needs is strong and stable government

Italian President Sergio Mattarella’s deadline for political parties to form a new government expires on Tuesday. Italy has had more than 60 governments since 1945, and the latest political instability is unsettling not just domestic audiences, but international ones too.  

August 24, 2019