Denis MacShane

Denis MacShane is a Contributing Editor at The Globalist. He was the UK's Minister for Europe from 2002 to 2005 — and is the author of “Brexit No Exit: Why Britain Won’t Leave Europe.” [London]. Follow him @DenisMacShane

10 Things Britons Have Learned About Boris Johnson Recently

The list of serious transgressions presented below describes what is happening in the United Kingdom — not in Belarus, Turkey, Egypt or the Philippines.

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Steve Bannon: Failed Crusader

What happened to Steve Bannon’s crusade to conquer Europe with nationalist anti-immigrant Trump clones?

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Macron’s Grand Design: The Russia-Iran Deal for Trump

Macron seems to be prepping a tempting offer: How about letting Russia back into the G8 (as Trump wants), in exchange for Trump cooling his fire on Iran?

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Boris Johnson: Three Weeks After

Three weeks have now passed since Boris Johnson became the UK’s prime minister. What have we learned so far?

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Ukraine’s Elections Repudiate Oligarchs, Putin

A more prosperous Ukraine —where good money from legal economic activity drives out bad money from corruption and illegal trading — will worry Putin.

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Germany’s SPD on the War Path Against von der Leyen

Why MEPs should avoid small-minded, backbiting politics as they elect the EU Commission President.

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Greece: The Mitsotakis Family Clan is Back in Power

Mitsotakis can celebrate his win and the return of his family clan to political power. But the problems will arrive very fast in Greece.

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Winners and Losers in Europe

Europe and the EU have undergone great changes in recent times. Here are five winners and five losers.

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Boris Johnson: The Last Betrayal?

Will Boris Johnson really be a Robespierre, as the ardent Brexiteers hope — or convert himself into rational Monsieur Talleyrand?

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With 15 EU “Spitzenkandidaten” — Whom to Choose?

The system to select the new Commission President may have been well-intentioned, but it remains the private plaything of Brussels insiders with little contact to European citizens.

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