Europe

The Battle of Vimy Ridge: Remembering why i...

Apr 12, 2017

It happened a hundred years ago, one of the great battles of the First World War. Few Americans have ever heard of it and the British have mostly

Britain has advised the EU it will trigger ...

Mar 21, 2017

The British government has advised the European Council that, on March 29, it will be officially communicating its intention to leave the EU. The Prime

The fear in Brussels: Does the EU have a fu...

Mar 14, 2017

Within the next few weeks, the serious business begins of Britain exiting the European Union. By then, the British Parliament will have passed the European

Britain outlines its negotiating objectives...

Jan 24, 2017

On 17 January 2017, the British government outlined its objectives for the Brexit negotiations which are expected to start in March. In doing so, Prime

Does NATO have a future with Trump in the W...

Jan 24, 2017

During the US presidential election campaign, candidate Donald Trump was critical of NATO on two fronts. The first was that the Alliance was “obsolete” in

Signalling a new direction: Theresa MayR...

Jul 17, 2016

Following is the text of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s first speech: I have just been to Buckingham Palace, where Her Majesty the Queen has

What happens after the Brexit vote?

Jun 22, 2016

On the Thursday, 23 June 2016, Britain will hold a referendum on whether it should exit the European Union (Brexit). On the outcome depends Britain’s