Wednesday, 23 September 2020
History

PROF BRENDAN SIMMS looks at the eightieth anniversary of the evacuation at Dunkirk, comparing Britain’s situation in 1940 with 2020

History

PROF GERHARD L WEINBERG discusses the end of the Second World War in Europe

Military

JAMES ROGERS interviews Lord Richards of Herstmonceux about Operation PALLISER, the British military intervention in Sierra Leone in 2000

History

DR SIMON WALDMAN looks back at the Iranian Embassy siege in 1980 and assesses subsequent relations between Britain and the Islamic Republic

History

DR CHRIS NEWTON assesses the Allied landing at Anzac Cove in Galipolli during the First World War on 25th April 1915

Essays

ROBERT CLARK argues that the United Kingdom should continue to take a key interest in the Western Balkans to uphold the Atlantic Alliance and prevent Russia from spreading propaganda

DR JOHN REAGAN argues that it is time for the United Kingdom and its allies to realise that, politically, China is not a ‘normal’ country

Commentaries

DR PAUL STOTT asks whether Britain wishes to continue to be tied to a country – Turkey – whose values are increasingly different in nature to its own

DR RAKIB EHSAN argues that 2019 marks the re-emergence of the desire of the British people to take back control the destiny of their own nation

James asks

JAMES ROGERS asks faculty from the Henry Jackson Society what implications Covid-19 will have for Britain’s domestic and international policies and position

Interviews

JAMES ROGERS interviews Lord Richards of Herstmonceux about Operation PALLISER, the British military intervention in Sierra Leone in 2000

JAMES ROGERS interviews NICK TIMOTHY about the future of Britain, the Conservative Party, and British foreign and defence policy

Standpoints

JAMES THORP argues simultaneously that while many green activists are unable to articulate a coherent response to climate change, Global Britain has the potential to lead with global economic decarbonisation

PHILIP SHETLER-JONES argues that Britons have indulged in seven deadly sins when thinking about their country’s global position and role – sins which need to be challenged and overcome

Telegrams

PROF BRENDAN SIMMS looks at the eightieth anniversary of the evacuation at Dunkirk, comparing Britain’s situation in 1940 with 2020

PROF GERHARD L WEINBERG discusses the end of the Second World War in Europe