Global Britain is the government’s new watchword. It’s meant to present a shift in policy from commitment to the EU – but is it simply handing the direction of foreign policy over to the US, and making the world a less safe place?
18 September 2021
The USA, Britain and Australia announced a new security pact on 15 September. Known as AUKUS, it is intended to set the direction and focus of Britain’s foreign and security policy for the long term.
28 November 2020
The government is promising that increased defence spending will help revive British shipbuilding. People will be demanding that it does.
1 June 2020
We are told the UK’s Brexit negotiators are insisting on sovereignty at every turn. That doesn’t seem to apply to defence…
LONDON Tuesday 19 November, 7.30 pm
Bertrand Russell Room, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL
Every proper empire needs an army, and the EU certainly wants to become an empire – and entangle us in it as well. Come and discuss. All welcome. Free entry.
CPBML Public Meeting, Thursday 17 November, 7.30pm
Brockway Room, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL
Already, by voting Leave, we have weakened the EU bloc. Brexit brings the opportunity to kill off some of the EU’s military ambitions and enhance peace in Europe and the world. Come and discuss. All welcome.