Author: Matthew Waterfield

Mikhail Gorbachev’s resignation in 1991 marked the beginning of a new era for the beleaguered nations of Eastern Europe. (Photo: The Gorbachev Foundation)

Our Friends to the East

With Britain facing a difficult few years in terms of diplomacy, we can find valuable allies among the nations of Eastern Europe. On 25 December 1991, Mikhail Gorbachev , declaring that the nation he...

Having been sacked by Theresa May, Nicky Morgan and George Osborne have complex, but viable, ways to regain power. (Photo: Anthony Devlin)

Can the fallen rise again?

With a large number of former Conservative ministers now languishing on the backbenches, it will take a high degree of political nous for them to return to power. On 13 July 2016, Theresa May,...

Tony Blair has faced more than a decade of criticism over his conduct in the run up to the Iraq War. (Photo: Stefan Rousseau)

The Crumbling Centrist Consensus

Divided and powerless, centrists have their leaders to blame for the immense unpopularity of their ideology. On 8 November, centrism was dealt its most savage blow yet, as Donald Trump was elected to serve...

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