• Commentary

    Brexit and the Law of Unintended Consequences

    By Lawrence Freedman

    Extracting the United Kingdom from the European Union could leave both in a much weaker position.

  • Commentary

    Brexit and European Security

    By François Heisbourg

    Europe’s troubles will impose themselves uninvited onto a post-Brexit United Kingdom, because Britain is where it is.

  • Commentary

    Brexit, Intelligence and Terrorism

    By Nigel Inkster

    An EU that did not have the UK as a core component of its counter-terrorism and security efforts would arguably be much weaker, leaving the UK facing greater risks.

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Latest Issue

Survival 58-3

Also featuring Sarah Percy, Ryan D. Martinson and Aaron Arnold.

Latest Politics and Strategy Posts

China's Choices

Xi's Dream and China's Future

By Lanxin Xiang

The realisation of Xi Jinping’s vision ultimately depends on establishing a form of political pluralism that is compatible with the Confucian tradition.

Disrupting North Korea's Military Markets

By Andrea Berger

North Korea's defence-export industry remains active.

Preparing for a North Korean Nuclear Missile

By Denny Roy

Pyongyang's nuclear-ICBM capability, though frightening and unwelcome, will not be a game-changer.