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The UK has voluntarily abdicated its role as a global economic power, and the rest of the world is scrabbling for Britain’s remains.Read more
The loss of Britain allows France to properly balance the German centre of gravity. It will instead be based on France’s comparative advantages on the global stage.Read more
Moldova’s Proposed Electoral Change Is a Blow to Democracy. The EU Must Oppose It. Cristina Gherasimov, Chatham House Moldova has endured a domestic political crisis for some time. With the ruling party at historically low approval ratings and a slew of domestic corruption scandals, the post-Soviet country is at a watershed moment. Presently, Moldova runs the risk of jeopardizingRead more
With other EU powers struggling to take on a stronger position in this time of need, Italy might be in the best position to undertake such a role.Read more
Contrary to all the angst, the shock, and the incomprehension that current commentaries seek to raise about global populism, all of this has happened before, and all of this will happen again.Read more
Brexit ultimately decided that being British was defined by “not being European,” reflecting a toxic cocktail of middle class economic discontent, nationalism, and xenophobia.Read more