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13 December 2017

5 December 2017
On BBC radio, Patrick Basham analyzes the Trump administration's travel ban, the Alabama senate race, and the special prosecutor's investigation of the Trump campaign's alleged Russia ties

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4 September 2017
Report slams American trade hypocrisy

US government's illogical campaign to prevent American consumers from betting in cyberspace,” according to Patrick Basham, the report's author.

4 September 2017

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14 August 2017
On Chinese TV, Patrick Basham discusses the lack of evidence that Donald Trump holds racist views


8 August 2017
On BBC Radio, Patrick Basham reviews the week in American politics



14 July 2017
On Canadian radio, Patrick Basham discusses Donald Trump Jr's meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 US presidential campaign 

11 July 2017


30 May 2017 
Patrick Basham's new briefing paper argues that, given the chaotic political situation in Libya and the tangible threat posed by Libyan-based terrorists, it would be dangerous for both Westerners and the Libyan people to unfreeze Libyan assets quarantined since the 2011 revolution.

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21 March 2017
Article VThe Democracy Institute releases its report, “Opening Pandora’s Box? Why the Convention of States Project Will Fail,” on the respective campaigns to invoke an Article V-mandated convention that would enable the states to bypass Congress, the President, the courts, and the federal bureaucracy. The report finds that a limited convention on a single issue, such as a balanced budget amendment or congressional term limits, is far more likely than a thematic one to be a successful convention. Only narrowly focused, non-partisan, single amendment convention solutions offer the likelihood of eventual ratification and the promise of positive change.

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13 February 2017
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20 January 2017
In his cover article for the leading trade magazine, Tobacco Reporter, Patrick Basham assesses the tobacco and vapor industries respective futures under the incoming Trump administration 

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20 January 2017
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16 December
16 December Patrick Basham outlines why it's probable that Donald Trump will be a good foreign policy president
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9 November 2016
The Daily Star newspaper writes about the Democracy Institute's US election eve poll predicting a Trump victory

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