Matthew Jamison is a Senior Parliamentary Researcher at the House of Commons. He holds two degrees from Cambridge University
One matter is very clear throughout this Brexit ordeal. This is a combined collective failure of the United Kingdom as a whole. There is no unity, no meaning, no purpose, no discipline and no sense of comradeship in the UK – if there ever truly was.
With the current stalemate at Westminster and the crumbling of the traditional structures of British party politics, the UK is headed for the exit of the European Union under the worst possible circumstances.
HJS and British State must understand is that attempting to whip up false narratives regarding Britain's 'strategic interests' in the South China Sea will only further isolate and weaken an already badly damaged UK.
The whipping up of an aggressively and hysterically hostile anti-Russian xenophobia by the British Government has been utterly contemptuous and difficult to ignore.
The fact of the matter is as per usual when the English are involved they generally end up causing more damage than good.
Patience is starting to wear very thin for the Trump clown circus act that passes for a Superpower Government, Matthew Jamison writes.
The whole machinery of British Governance, Parliament and the media have been overwhelmed and consumed for the last three years by one topic and one topic alone.
What is without question is that an impeachment of Trump and then a trial in the Senate would make for quite compelling American political drama and would rock Washington DC and the American body politic to its foundations.
The political class, diplomatic establishment and public in the UK now know full well that there is no such 'special relationship' and that America, especially while under the control of Trump, is not Britain's number one ally.
In their greatest moment of triumph the Israelis have actually revealed their undoing. Hubris is pride before a fall and the Israelis are the best in the world at hubris.