Britain’s Nuclear Safeguards Bill overcame its first major hurdle last week and will now undergo further parliamentary scrutiny before receiving Royal Assent later this year. Now is a good time to reflect on the Bill’s necessity and the obstacles it will face.
Prime Minister Theresa May undertakes her long-awaited visit to Beijing tomorrow. It gives London an opportunity to define and shape its relationship with China, and move it beyond behind-the-scenes sniping and grandiose public rhetoric.
The UK armed forces will have to wait for a financial settlement until the outcome of the National Security Capability Review. Until then, the budgetary problems at the Ministry of Defence will go unanswered.
Jonathan Eyal, Associate Director, Strategic Research Partnerships
Theresa May's visit to meet Donald Trump signals a new emphasis by the the UK government to seek favourable trade deals with the United States as it prepares to leave the European Union. Dr Jonathan...