Gareth Nellis: What's so special between the UK and the US?

By Gizem Ozturk Erdem | 30 November 2010

  Many argue nowadays that the importance of the UK/US relationship has lessened with the end of the Cold War. On 26th June 2010, Damon Wilson, President of the Atlantic Council and Director of the International Security Program, claimed that “following 60 years of cooperation and success, the political, economic and military pillars of the special relationship are stressed today”. How the special relationship can adapt to new challenges?

Have Poles left the UK in the aftermath of the financial crisis?

By Marion Soury | 23 November 2010

After the 2004 Eastern enlargement, Poles immigrated massively to the UK and account today for the largest part of the country’s migrant population from Central and Eastern Europe. In the wake of the financial crisis followed by the economic downturn that harshly struck the UK, studies claim that Polish nationals have, for the most part, gone back to their home country. But is this assumption backed by evidence? And what are the perspectives regarding Polish immigration to the UK?

The New Europe or British intellectuals’ commitment to the small nations’ cause

By Claudia Louati | 16 November 2010

Nouvelle Europe has a British namesake, The New Europe. During the First World War, a British interest in the fate of Eastern and south-Eastern countries emerged and expressed itself through this publication. With the recent creation of Nouvelle Europe – United Kingdom, our new editorial office based in London, the history and development of this British review, which focused on the “new” Europe, become all the more interesting.

Veiko Spolitis: Baltic views on Turkish accession

By Philippe Perchoc | 14 November 2010

Veiko Spolitis is both Estonian and Latvian. He's an academic working in Rīgas Stradiņa universitātes (Latvia) and in Helsinki University (Finland). He is the ideal person to explain to us the debate about the European Union's enlargement to Turkey from the shores of the Baltic Sea.

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