Britain In The World
Tony Blair is back on the pitch, but he and his fellow centrists are still playing last season’s game
As two of New Labour’s most prominent figures re-enter the political fray, John Bew – Head of Policy Exchange’s Britain in the World project – wonders whether the much prized “centre ground” has moved beneath their feet.
Gabriel Elefteriu — Policy Exchange’s Britain in the World Research Fellow — analyses U.S. President Donald Trump’s newly named National Security Adviser Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster’s recent speech at Policy Exchange and what it tells us about his approach to the role may be
Ahead of Policy Exchange’s ‘End of the Asian Century?’ event on 19 January, Michael Auslin explains why sending HMS Queen Elizabeth into Pacific waters on its maiden voyage in 2021 will be symbolic of the UK’s continuing global role
Gabriel Elefteriu — Policy Exchange’s Britain in the World Research Fellow — and Professor John Bew — Head of the Britain in the World project — consider the Government’s first annual report on the 2015 National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence & Security Review (SDSR), concluding that, ‘ultimately, being “global” is not simply about being “open”, but also being “strategic”, self-confident, and bold’
TS Allen — an officer in the United States Army, stationed in Korea — writes in a personal capacity for Policy Exchange’s Britain in the World Project, warning against the “new concept of ‘European defence’”
Professor John Bew — head of Policy Exchange’s Britain in the World project — contends that, ‘as 2016 draws to a close, there is good reason to believe that Trump’s victory may provide unexpected opportunities for the UK in what remains by far its more important relationship’
Walter Russell Mead, leading American strategist, speaks at Policy Exchange immediately after the US election
On 10th November, Policy Exchange’s Britain in the World project hosted Professor Walter Russell Mead for a briefing on US foreign policy under President Trump
Video footage of this well-received, and exceptionally well-attended panel discussion, which took place on Tuesday 11 October. Addressing Labour’s past and future, the event centred around ‘Citizen Clem’ — the new biography of Attlee, written by John Bew, head of Policy Exchange’s Britain in the World project.
Gabriel Elefteriu, Policy Exchange, Policy Exchange National Security Research Fellow, examines the shift in Europe’s view on Russia.
Professor John Bew, writing for the New Statesman, reviews ‘Easternisation: War and Peace in the Asian Century’ by Gideon Rachman.