Sunday, 21 July 2019

Commentaries

Commentaries are short articles of approximately 800 words focusing on a key event, concept or idea

DR JOHN HEMMINGS argues that British policy-makers need to review their understanding of the People’s Republic of China if they are to put relations on a more realistic and durable footing

DR PAUL STOTT argues that Northern Ireland is neither moving forwards politically, nor backwards – but is instead drifting in circles

BOB SEELY MP argues that the time has come to develop closer ties between Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom – the ‘CANZUK’ nations

ANDREW FOXALL argues that to protect its allies overseas, the United Kingdom first needs to finalise closing Russia off from malicious behaviour in its own territory

BRENDAN SIMMS argues that the European order will be unstable if the United Kingdom does not craft for itself a role as an ordering power in the geopolitics of mainland Europe