International Order

China in the Integrated Review

Charles Parton OBE analyses the Integrated Review’s approach towards China, which it describes as a ‘systemic competitor’. Are its prescriptions realistic?

The Integrated Review: Five key innovations

James Rogers assesses the Integrated Review. What are the five key innovations to underpin Global Britain’s international posture?

Forever bound: Global Britain and the Wider Baltic

James Rogers and Viktorija Starych-Samuolienė assess the British Foreign Secretary’s visit to Tallinn in March 2021. What does it mean for Global Britain and the Wider Baltic?

China and Russia: closing the maritime system?

Prof. John Hemmings explains how China and Russia are trying to close the open maritime system. What could Britain and other democracies do to respond?

A new type of Britain-Japan Alliance

Dr Philip Shetler-Jones assesses Britain’s ‘tilt’ towards the Indo-Pacific and new kind of alliance with Japan. Can both countries learn from the past?

Why HMS Queen Elizabeth should deploy to the Far East

Dr Alexander Clarke analyses recent criticism that HMS Queen Elizabeth’s maiden deployment is too risky and a waste of money. Are they right?

A ‘Crowe Memorandum’ for the twenty-first century

In 1907, Sir Eyre Crowe drafted a Memorandum for the Foreign Secretary to urge a more robust British approach with revisionists. Is such an approach needed today? And what should it be based on?

Britain’s place in India’s Indo-Pacific outlook

Dr Jagannath Panda reviews India’s growing relationship with Britain. What does this mean for Britain’s role in the Indo-Pacific?

Britain and Chile: Partners in the Indo-Pacific

Juan-Pablo Toro discusses the relationship between Britain and Chile. How can the two countries deepen their relations in the twenty-first century?