Through these articles, the BFPG aim’s to promote a range of high quality and rigorously researched discussions around British Foreign Policy. This is part of the BFPG’s strategy to provide accessible and informed debate around key UK foreign policy issues. In our aim to bridge the gap between the policy world and the British public, we encourage anyone interested to submit an article on a pro bono basis for publication.
• Whilst we are open to plurality of political opinion, the article must be a constructive, informed and considered opinion
• The tone of the article must be professional, and the style should be policy-orientated
• Any references to factual information must include hyperlinks to the original source
• Length: Ideal length is 800 words (+/- 200 words)
• Content: Article must have a primarily British Foreign Policy angle. It must:
a) Primarily relate to UK’s foreign policy or an impact on UK foreign policy rather than domestic policy
b) Address what the author considers to be the UK’s interests, aims, or challenges in relation to foreign policy
c) Seek to make constructive, practical suggestions for addressing the issues raised
For examples of what kind of content we will publish, please view our most recent articles published by a member of BFPG staff.
In the latest National Security Capability Review, government announces that a new soft power strategy is to be published. But what does that mean, and what are the risks associated with a government lead soft power...
Have your article published and participate in a national discussion on foreign policy. The BFPG encourages national discussion from authors from a range of background. We are happy to include promotion that the author of the article wishes to give to either to their personal work or that of the company they work for. This can be in the form of a logo, link to a website or publication, and/or description of the work of the individual or company, included at the bottom of the Article.
If you are interested in submitting an article, please send an article proposal which states the theme, angle the article will take, and structure (100 word max) to Edward Elliott.