Independent Thinking: How will foreign affairs shape the UK election?

Whoever wins the UK general election will face significant challenges in foreign affairs. How will they feature in the campaign?

Audio Published 24 May 2024 30 minute listen

On this episode

Rishi Sunak has called a 4 July election saying the world is more dangerous than at any time since the end of the Cold War. Bronwen Maddox discusses those threats and the question of why Sunak went for a summer vote with Chatham House experts Olivia O’Sullivan, director of our UK in the World Programme; David Lubin, Michael Klein senior research fellow in our Global Economy and Finance Programme; and Tim Eaton, senior research fellow in our Middle East and North Africa Programme.

About Independent Thinking

Independent Thinking is a weekly international affairs podcast hosted by our director Bronwen Maddox, in conversation with leading policymakers, journalists, and Chatham House experts providing insight on the latest international issues.

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