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The ‘Special Relationship’ Is Collapsing… and That’s a Good Thing
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The ‘Special Relationship’ Is Collapsing… and That’s a Good Thing
August 1, 2019

Kim Darroch’s return to London is being hailed by many naïve commentators as yet another proof that President Trump is a crazed ego-maniac who cannot take criticism from a seasoned professional diplomat. The reality is that Darroch’s messages to the British Foreign Office go much deeper.

What the Latest Secret Government File Tells Us About UK Middle East Policy
July 21, 2019

The British government is refusing to release a 1941 file on Palestine, as it might “undermine the security” of Britain and its citizens. Why would a 78-year-old document be seen as so sensitive in 2019?

What the Latest Secret Government File Tells Us About UK Middle East Policy
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The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire
The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire
February 21, 2019

At the demise of empire, City of London financial interests created a web of secrecy jurisdictions that captured wealth from across the globe and hid it in a web of offshore islands. Today, up to half of global offshore wealth is hidden in British jurisdictions and Britain and its dependencies are the largest global players in the world of international finance.

Brexit is the Road to Britain’s Ruin
July 28, 2018

Hard Brexit will inevitably mean the worst economic crisis in British history, a collapse of even basic food imports and the rapid departure of Scotland and Northern Ireland from the irreparably Dis-United Kingdom. Brexit dooms Britain to disintegration, crisis and ruin.

Brexit is the Road to Britain’s Ruin
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Great Nations Are Destroyed by Being Pulled into Wars to Defend Tiny Ones
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Great Nations Are Destroyed by Being Pulled into Wars to Defend Tiny Ones
July 22, 2018

Today, it is the United States that is treading down the fateful path that Czar Nikolai, the British in 1914 and the Western Allies in 1939 all followed.

Lord Correlli Barnett and the Collapse of American Power
July 16, 2018

The British, like the Americans today believed in Free Trade as an economic panacea blind to the avalanche of empirical, practical evidence to the contrary.

Lord Correlli Barnett and the Collapse of American Power
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Turning on Russia
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Turning on Russia
May 1, 2018

In this first of a two-part series, Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould trace the origins of the neoconservative targeting of Russia.