23 August 

It's about to get a lot worse

The Age


Donald Trump is hoping that with campaign teams, as with wives, the third time's a winner, writes Centre research associate Nicole Hemmer.


Entries close 14 October

Competition: "Diplomat for a Day" 

Win a trip to Canberra

US Embassy

The US Studies Centre and the US Embassy in Canberra are offering current University of Sydney students the chance to win a trip to Canberra and act as a US Foreign Service Officer on Election Day 2016

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23 August 

Judge orders release of nearly 15,000 Clinton emails

ABC Radio PM


The release of a new bank of Hillary Clinton's emails threatens to overshadow her Presidential campaign, and may feed a perception many Americans have that Hillary Clinton isn't trustworthy says lecturer Thomas Adams.


3 September

US politics: Even worse than it looks

Sydney Opera House


Is American politics dysfunctional or does it just look that way? Is the damage fatal to the democratic system? Find out what our experts have to say at this Festival of Dangerous Ideas event.

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Richard Fontaine

Is there anything Trump can't get away with?

Alliance 21 fellow Richard Fontaine on ABC TV The Drum.

Planet America

Planet America Convention specials

Rewatch our live Convention specials with ABC's Planet America, as our experts dissect Trump, Clinton and what's ahead in the race.

Simon Jackman

About the US Studies Centre

Centre CEO Simon Jackman explains the Centres wide range of teaching, research, study abroad and outreach activities.

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