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Would Churchill Have Voted for Brexit?

Would Churchill Have Voted for Brexit?

Winston Churchill was a student of the past, with a cast iron understanding of Britain’s inextricable role in European affairs over the last thousand years.

British Minister for the Armed Forces visits the UK Engineering Contingent supporting the UN Mission in South Sudan. 

British peacekeepers in South Sudan are continuing their support to the UNMISS mission of protecting civilians and improving stability in the country. 

Armed Forces Minister Mike Penning visited the UK Contingent at Malakal and Bentiu yesterday where almost 100 personnel are carrying out engineering tasks in support of UNMISS. The Royal Engineers are preparing for the main deployment of nearly 400 peacekeeping troops over the coming months. 

The UK Engineers are dedicated to carrying out engineering work which will improve critical logistic routes and security at Malakal and Bentiu Protection of Civilian sites. As more troops arrive, they will build a permanent field hospital at Bentiu over 1,800 UN personnel.

Brexit and the Consequences for International Peacebuilding

The UK’s departure from the EU might arguably leave not only the UK but also the EU more inward-looking and less engaged in world affairs.

Securitization and Elections: Speaking Security at Ballot Boxes and Beyond

Securitization and Elections: Speaking Security at Ballot Boxes and Beyond

Adopting securitization as a rhetorical strategy in elections, rather than the language of compromise, can give rise to potentially divisive long-term ramifications.

The Rise and Fall of Europe: Unity and Challenge

The Rise and Fall of Europe: Unity and Challenge

Union allows the economic domination of a small economy like Greece; it does not allow within itself two competitive monoliths.

Review Feature – The Experts are Dead, Long Live the Experts!

Review Feature – The Experts are Dead, Long Live the Experts!

Two new books, The Ideas Industry and The Death of Expertise, consider the role of experts in the current US political landscape but reach quite different conclusions.

Image by Duncan Hill (artwork by Banksy)

Will Brexit Happen?

The potential for Brexit is assessed through the premise that only a second referendum can negate the legitimacy of the first.

Hurricane Irma and the UK Overseas Territories

Hurricane Irma and the UK Overseas Territories

Despite talk of fundamental changes in the relationship the outcome of Irma could well be slight reform rather than major recalibration.

Image by Yanick Meneceur

Implications of Brexit for the European Convention on Human Rights

Brexit has no formal or immediate implications for the UK’s obligations under the ECHR, nevertheless, there may be some subtly negative consequences.

Reassessing the European Convention on Human Rights in the Context of Brexit

Reassessing the European Convention on Human Rights in the Context of Brexit

The decisions of the ECHR have enhanced Britain’s democratic institutions and improved the quality of everyday life for those within the jurisdiction.

Reassessing the European Convention on Human Rights in the Light of Brexit

Reassessing the European Convention on Human Rights in the Light of Brexit

But even if in the eyes of its advocates Brexit goes well, it is only a matter of time until the ECtHR hands down a judgment against the UK that will be controversial.

Brexit and the Future of the European Convention on Human Rights

Brexit and the Future of the European Convention on Human Rights

As the Brexit negotiations unfold it is important to keep up pressure on the UK Government to permanently drop the ambition of seeking Britain’s withdrawal from the ECHR.

Brexit: The View from Czechia

Brexit: The View from Czechia

Brexit has launched a general debate, which is long overdue, on what the Czech position in the EU and on the EU is and should be.

The #LondonIsOpen Campaign: Desecuritizing Brexit?

The #LondonIsOpen Campaign: Desecuritizing Brexit?

The #LondonIsOpen Campaign shows us that there is not just one viable model of Brexit and that alternative approaches exist and are being forged right now.

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