The discussion on migration has been ‘amplified by Russian and other troll factories for years.’
Media mentions – Britain in Europe
[Liz Truss] worldview is “shaped by ( ex-US President) Reagan, where Britain stands with America against Russia and China, without the help of the ‘coward’ Europeans
I imagine there will be a lot of continuity in the current stance of supporting Ukraine with military equipment and adopting a hawkish tone on the prospect of any negotiations
They insist on co-ordination […] and it is true, there has been a lot of co-ordination efforts, and more or less unity holds, but underneath there are a lot of potential risks
A “preoccupation with the second world war,” exemplified by when the UK stood alone in 1940, underpinned the Brexit campaign
“Beyond Global Britain: A Realistic Foreign Policy for the UK” by Jeremy Shapiro and Nick Whitney was quoted in an article by SLDnews
Britain has what it takes to play an important and prosperous role in shaping the new rules
The Johnson government seems to need the perennial fights of a permanent Brexit
The Guardian reports about the ECFR report ‘Beyond Global Britain: A realistic foreign policy for the UK’
The trick is to make these things beneficial for the country’s national affairs. They can either be in control of their energy revolution or watch other countries steal the march on them.
Until Boris Johnson gives up on defining his political project in opposition to the EU… NATO will be at a loss too
For Johnson, this ship is a symbol of Global Britain. For me it’s a symbol of theatrical emptiness, a military anachronism.