‘Britain and Europe in the Brexit Years’, by Helen Ramscar and Michael Clarke

Published by The Strategy Bridge on 9 March 2020. The 2020s look set to be difficult years for the security of all European countries. That would have been the case with or without the Brexit decision that finally took the United Kingdom out of the European Union on the 31st of January 2020. All the …

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‘Tipping Point’ civic lecture at the Ulster University in Belfast, 4th February 2020

We were delighted to be in Belfast this week to speak at the Ulster University on Tipping Point and the big security challenges of the 2020s. Thank you for such a warm welcome to the fantastic @UlsterUni Birley Building by Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Alastair Adair and Professor Duncan Morrow, with HM's wonderful Lord-Lieutenant for Belfast, …

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‘2020 In Defence: What Will Happen This Year?’ by Michael Clarke

There is no future in trying to predict future crises in world politics. There is no pattern – except that crises always happen over Christmas or bank holiday weekends, in the same way land battles always take place just on the join between three maps. But if prediction is impossible, anticipation certainly is not. Crises will …

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