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Can the Commonwealth really be reimagined as a 21st century trading and strategic bloc?

2020-09-21T08:42:32+00:00March 22nd, 2018|2017/2018, Cover Story, UK Edition- April 2018, Year|

The logic is impeccable: with trade wars looming and the US withdrawal from its role as a net provider of global security threatening to cede ground to China, there is room for the Commonwealth to step into the breech as a stabilising factor. But can 53 countries put aside their individual interests for the greater common good? It is an idea whose time may have come, but are all the main players really as keen as those moving the grand [...]