Author: Sophia Gaston

Sophia Gaston, Director of the British Foreign Policy Group, speaks to Dalibor Rohac, a political scientist and author who specialises in Central and Eastern European politics and the future of multilateralism. They spoke about the American and European responses to the pandemic, the future of...

Sophia Gaston, Director of the British Foreign Policy Group, talks with Bojan Pancevski, the Berlin Correspondent of the Wall Street Journal, about Germany's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. They discuss Germany's structural advantages in tackling the crisis, its social and political impacts, and the future...

Sophia Gaston, Director of the British Foreign Policy Group, talks with Dr Joe Uscinski of the University of Miami, expert on conspiracy theories, about their role in the coronavirus pandemic....

Sophia Gaston examines how populist and authoritarian leaders are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, and what this might mean for the future of anti-establishment movements in the future....

Sophia Gaston examines the soft power struggle in the Coronavirus age - and what the pandemic could mean for soft power capabilities going forward....

Understanding Europe’s social landscape in 2020 and beyond By Sophia Gaston As populism has become part of the furniture in Europe, focus has shifted away from examining the origins of these anti-establishment movements, and back towards fascination with the fortunes of the leaders themselves. Meanwhile, muted victories...

The 2019 General Election has been unusual for a number of reasons, but particularly for the marked differences between the parties’ offerings on a range of issues – including foreign policy. As we at the British Foreign Policy Group have previously summarised, the manifestos from...