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In this crytal clear article by Robin Niblett, Director of think-tank Chatham House, he argues that given the international context, it is in Britain’s best interests to treat Europe as the ‘inner circle’ of its foreign, security and international economic policy.
Source: Britain, Europe and the World: Rethinking the UK’s Circles of Influence | Chatham House
With David Cameron and George Osborne‘s increasingly short-sighted policy moves, this article should be seen as providing some excellent strategic anchors.