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Review: What’s next?

Julia Slupska

What’s Next? Britain’s future in Europe Peter Wilding (IB Tauris, September 2016) The back cover of Peter Wilding’s new book, What’s Next? sets an ambitious goal: to ‘spell out a bold new vision for British foreign relations.’ Many of the book’s core messages are not exactly brand new, but rather a continuation of Wilding’s work…

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Backwards march

David Clark

As a consequence of the Brexit referendum and its aftermath, the UK has embarked on a path of self-marginalisation at precisely the moment when its voice as a traditional bastion of European liberalism is needed most. Boris Johnson pleads that we will remain a European power, but the simple truth is that we are about…

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Wall of shame

Jeremy Anselmo

It’s been called the ‘Great Wall of Calais’. The huge barrier being built to keep people out of the UK is a potent symbol of populist feeling, argues Jeremy Anselmo in the latest in our series on the refugee crisis. Work began this month in Calais to build the £1.9m wall designed to prevent some…