What Britain's suicide means for the world
An effective foreign policy must be backed up by a military that poses a credible threat. This requires economic heft.
Vivek Kelkar, Mumbai, and Claire Berlinski, Paris
Once, Britain bestrode the world like a colossus. At the height of the Pax Britannica, the Crown presided over a quarter of the world’s population and land mass, a vast empire, in the famous words of the Anglo-Irish diplomat Lord Macartney, “on which the sun never sets, and whose bounds nature has not yet…
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