Denis MacShane

Denis MacShane is a former UK Minister for Europe, a Contributing Editor at The Globalist -- and author of “Brexiternity: The Uncertain Fate of Britain”.

Vaccine Diplomacy: COVID and the Return of Soft Power

Pandemic diplomacy as a foreign policy tool – from Western powers to the UAE.

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China Vs. the West: An Epic Global Battle Is Brewing

Could Magnitsky-style social media campaigns challenge authoritarians like Putin and Xi?

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Harry’s and Meghan’s Clever Commonwealth Ploy

The Oprah Winfrey interview lights a fire that is consuming the British royals.

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Napoleon Alive and Well and Working in Downing Street

The UK needs to realize that cutting trade links with the continent has always been dumb — whether for Napoleon in December 1807 or Johnson in December 2020.

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Why Boris Johnson Is Opting for a Semi-Brexit

An exhausted British Prime Minister simply can’t fight on two fronts.

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Joe Biden: The Last of the 1968 Generation

The long march of the 1968 generation through politics is coming to its end. Biden is the big exception. He will be 1968er’s last hurrah.

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Goodbye, Right-Wing Populism

A Trump defeat signals the beginning of the end of nationalist populist politics worldwide.

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Swiss Hold Second Referendum and Say Yes to Europe

The Brexit virus refuses to cross the Channel.

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Boris Johnson’s 10(!) Brexits to Ponder

A political decision principally made by the prime minister alone will determine what sort of exit from the EU we start 2021 with.

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How to Handle the Evolution of Belarus

The West should support democracy in Belarus, but avoid provocative promises.

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