UK in Asia
September 05, 2022
Liz Truss: The UK’s New Prime Minister and the Indo-Pacific
By James Jennion
Bold promises made during her election campaign, combined with serious domestic challenges, may hamper Truss’ ability to build the U.K.’s footprint in the region.
November 24, 2021
The Indo-Pacific Exposes the Regionalisms of ‘Global’ Britain
By Oliver Turner and Luke Stephens
While Global Britain is touted as an opportunity to “shape the world of the future,” it is heavily reliant on ties to the past.
July 30, 2021
Britain Returns to Asia, to China’s Dismay
By Bonnie Girard
The U.K.’s naval presence in East Asia has provoked an angry response from China.
July 21, 2021
Britain to Keep 2 Warships Permanently in East Asia
By Steven Stashwick
The announcement comes as a U.K. strike group heads to region.
May 12, 2021
Artificial Intelligence in a Natural Partnership: India and the UK
By Ruchi Ghanshyam and Uday Nagaraju
Both countries have much to gain concretely from AI collaboration.
April 30, 2021
UK Deploys Aircraft Carrier in the Indian Ocean
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The upcoming “global deployment” is intended to reinforce the U.K.’s tilt toward the Indo-Pacific region.
March 15, 2021
Rethinking Britain’s Central Asia Strategy
By Jade McGlynn
The U.K. needs to think more ambitiously – and more coherently – about its own capabilities and objectives in Central Asia.
March 05, 2021
The UK to Head East of Suez: Power Projection or Search for Trade?
By James Maclaren
As the HMS Queen Elizabeth and its entourage departs Portsmouth later this year, it will take with it a number of burdens and challenges.
April 30, 2020
Amid Pandemic, UK-Vietnam Cooperation Continues to Deepen
By Thoi Nguyen
A closer look at recent developments between the two countries, both before and during the coronavirus pandemic.
January 17, 2019
After Brexit: Global Britain Plots Course to Return to the Far East
By Carl Thayer
A post-Brexit Britain will double down on the Asia-Pacific.
August 07, 2018
Naval Cooperation Highlights Japan-UK 'Global Security Partnership'
By Daniel Hurst
A British warship is helping conduct surveillance designed to enforce UN sanctions on North Korea.
May 03, 2018
More Than Leadership, the Commonwealth Needs a Purpose
By Udayan Das
Renewed interest in India and the UK might provide new impetus to the 53-member group.
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