Liz Truss, True Believer
From Brexit-skeptic to face of the “Global Britain” agenda, the new foreign secretary has always seen politics as philosophy in action.
Will Britain’s Conservatives Be in Power Permanently?
A new book argues that Boris Johnson’s government is already losing its grip. Here’s why that’s wishful thinking.
What’s Causing the U.K. Fuel Crisis?
One part Brexit and one part coronavirus have derailed Britain’s transportation system—and given the government a huge headache.
Australia Badly Needs Nuclear Submarines
The country’s maritime scope, and China’s rise, makes the AUKUS deal a no brainer.
The AUKUS Dominoes Are Just Starting to Fall
The world’s newest security partnership is a window into how the world works—and the unpredictable places it’s heading.
Sub Snub Has Paris in a Tizzy Over AUKUS
The French are right to be upset—but only about the money, not the strategy.
India Welcomes AUKUS Pact as China Deterrent
The agreement will help New Delhi with its quest for a stable balance of power in the Indo-Pacific.
Britain’s Special Relationship Fantasy Has Been Exposed
For years, London convinced itself it was Washington’s close partner. That’s now impossible to believe.
‘Europe Runs the Risk of Becoming a Global Strategic Victim’
Retired British Gen. Richard Barrons warns that the United Kingdom and European Union can no longer simply rely on the United States for their security.
Why The World’s Governments Should Pay Polluters
Britain’s decision to compensate slaveholders was unjust, unpalatable—and effective.
Scotland Can’t Afford SNP Branding on COVID-19 Policies
U.K.-wide cooperation is vital to bringing the pandemic under control.
The Racial Violence of Climate Change
It’s time to speak plainly about the deadly effects of global warming—and their unjust impact across racial lines.
As China Rises, Britain and Australia Need Closer Security Ties
Drinking more shiraz isn’t enough to counter Beijing.
How World War II Code-Breakers Created the Modern Digital World
In “Geniuses at War,” David A. Price convincingly recounts a heroic and tragic tale.
Labour’s Victory Is Little Comfort for a Party Back On Its Heels
Thursday’s by-election in the United Kingdom has done little to patch together a divided opposition.