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A strategic overview of UK-India relations

2019-06-26T07:00:28+00:00June 25th, 2019|2019, Special Edition – June 2019|

Despite India’s economic relations with UK being right on track, the emergence of newer superpowers and political uncertainties have weakened the UK’s standing, potentially resulting in India gaining an upper hand. Narendra Modi’s first term coincided with the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. For the UK, this meant that politics turned inward. While some grandiose if unlikely global visions were put forward—including the patronising, and temporally implausible, Empire 2.0⁠—the question of the UK’s relationship to its European neighbours [...]

Time for a post-Brexit re-evaluation of the Commonwealth

2018-12-11T10:11:55+00:00December 7th, 2018|2017/2018, UK Edition – December 2018|

The Royal Commonwealth Society chief digs into some of the tough issues tackled during the ongoing Global Britain and India inquiry being conducted by the UK Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee. For ‘Global Britain’ to be more than a hollow slogan, and for Brexit to avoid being simply a harmful shift inwards, the UK will need to seriously re-evaluate and revisit its international relationships. It is important that this re-evaluation also take place within the context of the Commonwealth. That is [...]