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.
10 September 2021
Many Yemenis have been killed since 2015 by attacks from a Saudi-led coalition backed by the US and UK governments
After twenty years of occupation the Taliban has swept back into power without a fight. Neither the British nor the US governments had the slightest clue how quickly this would happen. But then imperialists never do understand other countries (any more than they understand their own).
27 July 2021
On 26 July, the US government declared the end of combat operations in Iraq. This is most welcome, although long overdue. Almost 20 years overdue, in fact.
12 April 2021
What should Britain’s relations be with other nations? There’s a straightforward working-class response to that – and it’s not “Global Britain”.
29 January 2021
The government needs to be reminded that we didn’t vote for independence only to join in attempts to carve up the globe in the interests of imperialsm.
10 January 2020
Unable to reverse its falling rate of profit, capital is increasingly turning to adventures abroad.
8 February 2019
With all the news about Brexit, the US’s decision to withdraw from the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty seems to have slipped under the radar.
16 April 2018
Like its predecessors – the governments led by David Cameron and Tony Blair – our government has shown it is willing to allow British blood to be shed to back up US imperialism.
5 February 2018
The USA has announced a new "defence" strategy. It's really about warmongering and how to defeat opponents at any cost.
21 December 2017
It’s been revealed that a massive hack of South Korean military computers unveiled plans to assassinate North Korea's leadership and invade the country. No wonder the country is developing its missile capability.
11 December 2017
On 13 November the government dramatically drew back from EU military integration schemes. It now refuses to absorb Britain’s armed forces into a Euro army and in doing has shown it respects our decision.
CPBML Public Meeting, Tuesday 20 February, 6.30 pm [note time]
Brockway Room, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL
During the referendum campaign anyone who mentioned the development of a European army and a common defence policy was dismissed by the establishment as a fantasist. Now everything is out in the open – and it's taking shape in front of our very eyes. Come and discuss. All welcome.
16 October 2017
Christopher Nolan’s film Dunkirk, is an evocative but unusual portrayal of the evacuation of the British and French armies from the French port in June 1940. Joshua Levine’s fascinating book gives a more complete picture of why Dunkirk is of such singular importance.
11 September 2017
US and British diplomats are leading the charge for war against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on the pretext of trying to find a peaceful solution, but are in reality preparing for war.
25 April 2017
With the US ramping up tension with North Korea, it’s as well to remember that the US has form in Korea.