Long Reads

19 May 2022

China’s Communist Youth League: Eternally young at a hundred

Charles Parton OBE examines how Xi Jinping sees the Communist Youth League at 100 as crucial for winning the hearts and minds of the young
17 May 2022

‘Global Britain’ extends to Northern Europe

Dr Alexander Lanoszka and James Rogers assess the implications of Finland and Sweden signing mutual defence agreements with Britain
5 May 2022

Chinese university students in Britain: challenges and opportunities

Patrick Triglavcanin investigates the implications of increasingly high numbers of international Chinese students in Britain
4 May 2022

Georgia and the Black Sea factor: from words to deeds

Victor Kipiani investigates how the security of Georgia and other Black Sea states can be assured in the face of Russian aggression
27 April 2022

Caspian Sea states’ balancing act and the Ukrainian war

Denis Cenusa explores the different approaches of the Caspian Sea states to the war in Ukraine and some its implications for the region
26 April 2022

Post-Johnson visit: a new path for UK-India ties?

Dr Jagannath Panda discusses the implications of Boris Johnson's recent visit to India for UK-India relations and the future of the partnership
22 April 2022

Germany’s geostrategic myopia

Prof. Richard Whitman assesses Germany's lack of leadership and strategic foresight in its response to Russia's war on Ukraine
13 April 2022

The case for ‘JAUKUS’

Dr Philip Shetler-Jones explores the possibility of Japan joining the AUKUS group and factors that may prevent its membership
7 April 2022

Maximising British engagement with Southeast Asia

Julian Neuweiler and Patrick Triglavcanin detail areas of domestic concern for Southeast Asia and how Britain can engage the region with these in mind
22 March 2022

Drop the excuses and embrace Ukraine

Dr Benjamin Tallis argues that Ukraine’s formal application to become a member of the European Union should be supported by the bloc and the United Kingdom