What impact will the Alba Party have on the Scottish election campaign?

Upon hearing that her former mentor and colleague Alex Salmond would be leading Scotland’s newest political party, the Alba Party (Al-ah-ba), into the upcoming Scottish Parliament election, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said, “Alex Salmond is a gambler. It’s what he enjoys doing.” This is a fair appraisal of his approach to politics. Salmond has long […]

What does the Integrated Review mean for ‘Global Britain’?

Formally titled “Global Britain in a competitive age”, the Integrated Review has been billed as the largest review of the UK’s foreign, defence, security, and development policy since the end of the Cold War. It does not disappoint in this respect. “Trade is at the heart of Global Britain”, according to the Review. This is […]