Articles on Mark Leonard

Brexit: The foreign policy implications (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 24 June 2016

The people have spoken. But yesterday’s vote to leave the European Union is only the beginning of what will be a long and uncertain process of divorce. 

The referendum rollercoaster (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 13 June 2016

The uncertainty is stress-testing the British elite and the rest of the world, which is looking on helplessly at the results.

Meet the Europeans in Britain's Brexit heartland (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 11 May 2016

European migrants are supporting the social fabric of places such as Thurrock and keeping Britain’s creaking public services on life support.

The migration superpowers (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 26 April 2016

As control over population flows becomes a currency of power, states that follow the M-7’s lead will have the opportunity to boost their geopolitical heft.

Brexit's international observers: The good, the bad and the ugly (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 21 April 2016

Why are the Brexiteers so worried about the American President’s intervention in the referendum campaign?  

The drawbridge fallacy (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 24 March 2016

Terrorist attacks in Brussels were quickly pounced on by Brexit supporters, but is Britain's security is strengthened by EU cooperation?

The German problem (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 15 March 2016

How Angela Merkel’s handling of the refugee crisis emboldened the far right and led to troubling questions about her future as chancellor.

The New Interventionists (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 15 March 2016

As a new order takes shape, the roles countries have played for the last 25 years are likely to be reversed.

Cameron’s three front battle (Commentary)

Mark Leonard - 22 January 2016

Is time of complacency over for David Cameron?

Thirteen trends for 2016 (Commentary)

Mark Leonard & Jeremy Shapiro - 05 January 2016

What does the new year hold for Europe's foreign policy?