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Labour Demands Prime Minister Apologise to Commonwealth

The Prime Minister must apologise to former colonies and Commonwealth nations for Britain’s “historic wrongs”, Labour’s Emily Thornberry claimed ahead of Monday’s Commonwealth summit.

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Oxford Prof Attacked as ‘Bigot’ For Rejecting Post Colonial Guilt

Oxford Professor Nigel Biggar is the latest target of an attack from the identity politics-driven left, being set upon by campaign groups for failing to adhere to the notion of post-colonial guilt. Prof. Biggar penned an article in the Times on November

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Empire 2.0? Commonwealth Eyes Post-Brexit Trade Boost

LONDON (AFP) – With Britain on the brink of triggering its EU exit talks, the country and its historic trading partners in the Commonwealth are sizing up an opportunity to boost business.

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The Eagle Must Show its Talons: China’s ‘Closed Sea’ Openly Challenges American Free Trade

The famous 1972 “Nixon to China” moment, in which President Richard Nixon opened up relations with the Chinese Communists to peel them away from the Soviet Union’s orbit, is often considered a major turning point in the Cold War. Since that time, those who guide U.S. foreign policy have mostly seen China as a long-term partner in a future, global system with America as the first among equals. The American eagle and Chinese dragon would rise together with “constructive engagement.”