Last week the United States held their midterm elections with the Democrats regaining control of the House of Representatives while the Republicans retained control of the Senate. But what does the outcome of these elections mean for international relations? Doug Becker speaks with Pam Chasek, Amy Eckert, and Brent Sasley about the results and the implications for issues such as US border policy and US-Russia relations.

Doug Becker is a Professor of International Relations at the Universty of Southern California.

Pam Chasek is Chair of the Political Science department at Manhattan College. She is the author of Global Environmental Politics.

Amy Eckert is a Professor of Political Science at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. She is the author of Outsourcing War: The Just War Tradition in the Age of Military Privatization.

Brent Sasley is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Texas, Arlington. He is the author of Politics in Israel: Governing a Complex Society.

 

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