Experts

Kaitlin Demchuk

Digital Strategist, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Ayushman Kaul

Research Assistant for South Asia, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Erwan Lagadec

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative

Transatlantic Security Initiative

Andrew R. Marshall

Vice President, Communications

Leo Michel

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Initiative

Transatlantic Security Initiative

Content

Tue, Oct 15, 2019

A final Brexit countdown?

There’s a Brexit countdown in progress, but whether it’s counted in hours in order to end at midnight on October 16 or in days to end at midnight on Halloween is anybody’s guess.

New Atlanticist by John M. Roberts

European Union United Kingdom

Tue, Oct 1, 2019

The geoeconomic superstorm threatening the globe’s three financial hubs

While London and Hong Kong will continue to play outsized roles in international business, their privileged status may be more precarious than it seems.

New Atlanticist by Michael B. Greenwald

China Financial Regulation

Tue, Sep 24, 2019

Court decision rebukes Johnson, but will it strengthen his hand?

The Supreme Court succeeded in making a unanimous ruling correct in law and seemingly devoid of political influence, but it could only strengthen the prime minister's support among Brexit voters.

New Atlanticist by John M. Roberts

European Union United Kingdom

Sun, Sep 22, 2019

After Brexit, will Scotland take the high road out of the UK?

Just two years after Scots narrowly rejected independence by referendum, a second bite at the apple―IndyRef2―is being widely discussed, and one recent opinion pollshows it leading to a pro-independence result.

Long Take by Andrew R. Marshall

Elections European Union

Wed, Sep 4, 2019

Westminster tries to rein Johnson in and avoid no-deal

Arguing that the bill would mean he would lose all leverage with Brussels over a new withdrawal agreement, Johnson said “there is only one way forward for the country…there must now be an election.”

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Elections European Union

Fri, Aug 30, 2019

Boris Johnson: 1066 and all that

Johnson—'minister for the Union', as he has styled himself—now only represents one element of the United Kingdom, albeit the largest. When he addresses the House of Commons on Hastings’ Day, he will truly 'Speak for England,’ and England alone.

New Atlanticist by John M. Roberts

European Union United Kingdom

Wed, Aug 28, 2019

Will suspending parliament strengthen Boris Johnson’s Brexit hand?

Johnson’s decision to call for a suspension—also known as prorogation—drew fire from MPs across the political spectrum who view it as an attempt to sideline Parliament in the lead-up to the October 31 Brexit deadline.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

European Union United Kingdom

Thu, Aug 8, 2019

McFate quoted in the Evening Standard on British defense issues

In the News by Atlantic Council

Defense Policy Iran

Wed, Aug 7, 2019

No-Deal Brexit comes further into focus

Johnson’s political honeymoon lasted a matter of days. Financial markets are swiftly repricing the greater odds of a messy exit.

New Atlanticist by Nick Brown

United Kingdom

Fri, Jul 26, 2019

Quiz: prime time

How well do you know the prime ministers of the UK?

New Atlanticist by Atlantic Council

United Kingdom