What Next for Britain in the Middle East?

November 29, 2021

Jim Naughten’s Photographic Explorations

October 29, 2021

What Meghan Markle Failed to Understand About the British Monarchy

March 16, 2021

“We are very much not a racist family,” shouted back Prince William at the reporter. The journalist had asked the wrong question. The right question would have been, “Is your family class conscious?” The reply to that would have been silence. When Meghan Markle, the duchess of Sussex...

Can the British Army Modernize Under Pressure?

March 03, 2021

Over the past three decades, the British Army has faced numerous challenges. British soldiers have been putting their lives on the line in several intense multilateral deployments, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. These operations have enhanced the mechanical wear and tear,...

The British Far Right Has a New Voice of Unity

January 20, 2021

In 45 years, by 2066, native white British people are set to become a minority in the UK. This is the claim, accompanied by census data dating back to 1801, made by the Patriotic Alternative, an organization launched in September 2019 that celebrates anti-Semitism and white nationalism in...

The Partition of British India into India and Pakistan

The independence of India from the British Empire in 1947 prompted a wave of decolonization. Yet alongside this victory came the tragedies of partition.

The British Government Is About to Fail on Coronavirus

March 09, 2020

Boris Johnson, the British prime minister who fancies himself a reincarnation of Winston Churchill, who talks of wars and battle plans and war rooms, and who has been pictured wearing something akin to a boiler suit, presides over studied inaction when it comes to the country’s coronavirus...

How a Chairman Can Create Better Boards

October 04, 2019

British Raj: A Saga Like No Other

July 26, 2019

The medieval Italian philosopher Marsilio Ficino thought of history “as necessary for the life of mankind, not only to make it more agreeable, but to found it upon tradition." He added: "What is in itself mortal, through history attains immortality; what is absent becomes present, what is ancient...

Let’s Meet the Real Boris Johnson

July 18, 2019

Boris Johnson is on course to become the next British prime minister. But, according to The Economist, he could be a dangerous leader.

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