The Atlantic Council Europe Center’s #BritainDebrief is dedicated to taking on the debates of Britain’s role in the world after Brexit.

Hosting this series is senior fellow Ben Judah, and every week he is joined by guests for discussions about today’s key foreign policy issues affecting Britain and the world. Hear from leading experts, policymakers, and officials with an eye on the issues impacting the UK today, from Afghanistan to AUKUS, Brexit, COVID-19, China, kleptocracy, Russia, and more.

You can watch #BritainDebrief on YouTube and as a podcast on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

#BritainDebrief Episodes

Britain Debrief

Jun 15, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What future for the United States and Northern Ireland? A Debrief with Rep. Brendan Boyle

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah spoke with US Representative Brendan Boyle to discuss what the United States can do in a mediator role between the Unionists and Irish Nationalists and also what future exists for Irish unification.

Civil Society Conflict

Britain Debrief

Jun 8, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What future for Finland in NATO? A Debrief with Chair Satu Hassi

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviews Satu Hassi, Chair of the Grand Committee in the Finnish Parliament, to discuss Finland’s new security position.

Conflict Defense Policy

Britain Debrief

May 22, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What future for Northern Ireland? A Debrief with Kellie Armstrong MLA

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah spoke with Kellie Armstrong, Alliance MLA for Strangford, to discuss how the crisis in Stormont may be defused.

Elections European Union

Britain Debrief

May 8, 2022

#BritainDebrief – Which Western leaders have done enough for Ukraine? A Debrief from Kira Rudik

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviews Kira Rudik, member of the Ukrainian Parliament and leader of the Voice Party, about which of Ukraine’s allies have helped the most.

Arms Control Central Europe

Britain Debrief

May 1, 2022

#BritainDebrief – Are sanctions on Russia working? A Debrief from Ambassador Daniel Fried

By Ben Judah, Daniel Fried

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviews Ambassador Daniel Fried, former US Coordinator for Sanctions Policy (2013-2017) for #BritainDebrief on how sanctions on Russia are impacting the Kremlin’s war chest, the Russian economy and third countries.

Civil Society Conflict


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