Perspectives on the US Midterm Elections
Professor Craig Calhoun, Director, London School of Economics
Xenia Wickett, Project Director, US; Dean, Academy for Leadership in International Affairs, Chatham House
Chair: Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, Financial Times
The expert panel will examine the outcomes of the US congressional and gubernatorial elections. With the Republicans favoured to take the Senate, the panel will consider their agenda and the impact this could have on the remainder of President Obama’s term in office, as well as look at the international implications of the result.