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By: Robin Harskin      As 2014 dawns on British politics, how do the parties stand, and what are their prospects for the coming twelve months? There is a reason the first month of the...

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By: Cameron Westwood Follow @CameronWestwood   In addressing the issues raised by Daniel Hannan in his piece entitled ‘Why British Lefties Should Love Their Country’, published on the Guardian’s Comment is Free last week, I...

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By: Robin Harskin      Something very important happened in the UK House of Commons on Thursday 29 August: the Government was defeated in a motion which condemned the Assad regime for its use of...

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By: Robin Harskin      In a press conference, the leader of the British Labour party said that Labour would emphasize its strategy for economic growth, in place of the present waste and inefficiency which...

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President Van Rompuy talks during his meeting with UK Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron, 18 November 2011 (photo credit: President of the European Council)

What should the EU do to keep Britain in?

July 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Josh Black (guest contributor) Josh Black has recently completed an MSc in Russian and Eastern European Studies from the University of Oxford.   When David Cameron walked out of an EU summit in December...

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Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan at Camp David, 1984 (Photo credit: White House Photographic Office)

The myths of Margaret Thatcher

April 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Robin Harskin     Unlike most contributors to this website, I remember Margaret Thatcher, who died this month aged 87, as more than a wizened old ex-Prime Minister. I was 12 years old when...

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David Cameron is met by PM Sellal of Algeria (January 2013) (Photo: The Prime Minister's Office)

Cameron, Counterterrorism, and the CSDP

February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Amalia Feld (guest contributor) Amalia Feld reads for the MPhil in International Relations at the University of Oxford Follow @AmaliaFeld   Appealing to his Eurosceptic domestic constituents, Prime Minister David Cameron’s recent proposal for...

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