Sunday, 21 July 2019


Essays are longer articles of between 1,500-2,000 words focusing on a key event, concept or idea

DR JOHN HEMMINGS argues that British politicians and officials need to resist attempts by the People's Republic of China to deactivate British policy-making and subject the United Kingdom

ROBERT CLARK argues that the United Kingdom needs to reassert leadership over the defence of Europe, reconfirming the centrality of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

DR RAKIB EHSAN argues that, rather than celebrating difference, the modern liberal-left needs to reappraise the importance of what binds citizens together, namely civic nationalism

JEREMY HUTTON argues that the United Kingdom should seek additional reforms to the rules governing the provision of Official Development Assistance

DR PHILIP SHETLER-JONES argues that due to increasingly shared security concerns, Japan and the United Kingdom should draw closer together

RAKIB EHSAN argues that the time has come to reconstruct a sense of civic nationality to bind together the fractured and polarised politics of the United Kingdom

JAMES ROGERS provides the opening editorial for The British Interest