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Where does Britain stand in the world today and how did we get here? Financial Times chief political commentator and journalist Philip Stephens talks to Romesh Vaitilingam about his profoundly perceptive study of Britain’s post-war role on the global stage.
Drawing on decades of personal contact and interviews with senior politicians and diplomats across the globe, Britain Alone examines a nation struggling to admit it is no longer a great power.
Britain Alone begins with the humiliation of Anthony Eden’s Suez crisis and spans the decades right up to Brexit.
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Britain Alone by Philip Stephens