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

Sep 9, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What future for the Scottish Lib Dems? | A Debrief with Alex Cole-Hamilton

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah spoke with Alex Cole-Hamilton, leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, to discuss the future of the union.

Civil Society Elections

Britain Debrief

Jul 27, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What future for Hong Kong? | A Debrief from Nathan Law

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviewed Nathan Law, a Hong Kong democracy activist currently in exile in London.

China Civil Society

Britain Debrief

Jul 27, 2022

#BritainDebrief – What does the Tory leadership contest say about race in Britain? | A Debrief from Tomiwa Owolade

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah spoke with Tomiwa Owolade, contributing writer to the New Statesman magazine, on how the political advancement of ethnic minority politicians reflects on British society at large.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

Britain Debrief

Jul 27, 2022

#BritainDebrief – Bye Boris Special: Now what? | A Debrief from Tom McTague

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviewed Tom McTague, Staff Writer at The Atlantic, to discuss what to watch out for in both the Conservative Party and British politics in the near future.

Civil Society Democratic Transitions

Britain Debrief

Jun 28, 2022

#BritainDebrief – Is this a new 1914? | A Debrief from Dr. Bruno Tertrais

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah speaks with Bruno Tertrais about his report on the global system of alliances and their implications for peace.

Conflict Eastern Europe

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