No UK Strategy in a Post EU Britain

31 Jul

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This short piece for Fromoverhere is based largely on a commentary sent to the Defence, Constitutional Affairs and National Security Strategy Parliamentary Committees as published on the DefenceSynergia website.

The Future of Diplomacy

1 Apr

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New Tools for a New Global Order The international environment is changing rapidly as new technologies shape and enhance the engagement of both state and non-state actors. At the same time, the relative decline of US hegemony has driven instability and conflict, from which old geopolitical agendas have re-emerged.  Diplomats and Diplomatic Services, under ever […]

Cat’s daily selection of top links FromOverHere #039

23 Nov

Here are today’s hot links on strategy and international affairs: 1. Turkish diplomatic activism: the FT interviews the Foreign Minister about link between economic and foreign policy strength 2. Saudi diplomacy at the UN: interesting view from Al Arabiya’s UN correspondant on the impact of the assassination plot on Arab diplomacy 3. The source of […]

Cat’s daily selection of top links FromOverHere #032

14 Nov

Here are today’s hot links on strategy and international affairs: 1. The UK’s relationship with Latin America: going beyond words and trade to practical engagement in security and democracy. 2. Everyone talking about the military:  why Germany shouldn’t implement its announced military cuts, the need for a sustainable defence policy in Canada, why the US […]