If the Conservatives emerge from the British elections as the governing party, their skepticism toward European integration could weaken the bloc and its potential as a U.S. partner, writes CFR's Charles Kupchan.
A troubled economy and competing interests mean Britain's general elections tomorrow could create a "hinge moment" in the U.S.-UK relationship, says Robin Niblett of Chatham House.
Martin Wolf discusses the economic challenges facing Britain ahead of the general election.
The global standing of the UK is likely to decline in coming years as developments beyond Britain's shores wrest more and more influence on the island nation, writes Philip Stephens.
The provisional Irish Republican Army, or IRA, is an outgrowth of an older group known as the Irish Republican Army, which fought an insurgency that successfully challenged British rule in the whole of Ireland in the early years of the twentieth century.
Bruce Anderson says David Cameron's Tories will have to eventually "renegotiate" Britain's relations with the European Union.
A compilation of resources on the impact of the global financial crisis on Britain.
A conversation with Alistair Darling, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, on the current state of the global economy, protectionism and the G-20 summit.
Watch Alistair Darling, Chancellor of the Exchequer, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, for a British perspective on the global economy in light of the financial crisis.
Listen to Alistair Darling, Chancellor of the Exchequer, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, for a British perspective on the global economy in light of the financial crisis.
Unlike the world's leaders at the last G20 meeting, President Obama has not turned his rhetoric loose against protectionism. In this Forbes.com article, Jagdish Bhagwati writes that Prime Minister Gordon Brown must ask the president to passionately defend trade and openness.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown explains how new institutions with new values will govern his country's banking system.
Watch Peter Mandelson, secretary of state for business, enterprise, and regulatory reform for the United Kingdom, discuss the upcoming G20 Summit and the need for countries to work together to avoid protectionism amidst the global financial crisis.
Listen to Peter Mandelson, secretary of state for business, enterprise, and regulatory reform for the United Kingdom, discuss the upcoming G20 Summit and the need for countries to work together to avoid protectionism amidst the global financial crisis.
The authors argue that the United States has responded inadequately to the rise of Chinese power and recommend placing less strategic emphasis on the goal of integrating China into the international system and more on balancing China's rise.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Koblentz argues that the United States should work with other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.
Ashley's War tells the poignant and gripping story of a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers in Afghanistan. More
Smith's insightful book explores the policy issues testing the Japanese government as it tries to navigate its relationship with an advancing China. More
This revolutionary new look at volatility and crisis in oil markets explores the conditions in which oil supply fears arise, gain popularity, and eventually wane. More
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