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The Future of UK Foreign Policy

The Future of UK Foreign Policy

In this report a range of contributors, all with long and distinguished careers in British foreign policy, consider Britain’s role in the world in the broadest sense - identifying our core interests and the most appropriate capacities to secure them. 

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The Future of UK Foreign Policy

Published October 2010


Professor Michael Cox, Director, LSE IDEAS

Executive Summary
Dr Nick Kitchen

The World We Face, and the World We Would Create
Sir Robert Cooper

The Future of UK Foreign Policy - perspectives from:

Sir Mark Allen, former member of British Foreign Service

Sir Rodric Braithwaite, former British Ambassador in Moscow, Foreign Policy Adviser to Prime Minsiter Major, and Chairman of the Joint Intellgence Committee

Sir Jeremy Greenstock, former UK Ambassador to the United Nations

Sir Richard Mottram, former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Defence and for intelligence, security, and resilience in the Cabinet Office

Lord Charles Powell of Bayswater, crossbench peer and former member of the Diplomatic Service and Private Secretary to Thatcher and Major

Sir Malcolm Rifkind, former Secretary of State for Defence and Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

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