December 18, 2020

An emerging new alliance of democracies

Source: The Washington Post

Journalist: Ishaan Tharoor

There may be new a kid on the bloc in 2021. This week, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson indicated that he will travel next month to India with a grand project in mind. Following on comments made earlier in the year, Johnson intends to invite the leaders of India, Australia and South Korea to the 2021 summit of the Group of Seven nations, which Britain is hosting. For Johnson, it’s an early occasion to show that, even without the umbrella of the European Union, post-Brexit Britain can still be a global player — in this instance, by working “with a group of like-minded democracies to advance shared interests and tackle common challenges,” according to a statement from the prime minister’s office.

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  • Rachel Rizzo

    Former Adjunct Fellow, Transatlantic Security Program

    Rachel Rizzo is an adjunct fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), working in the Transatlantic Security Program. Her research focuses on European security, N...