war on the rocks

A Conservative Breakdown in Britain? The Meaning of the U.K. Elections

June 10, 2017

Episode Notes:

Ryan Evans just so happened to be in London as Brits went to the polls. In a historic upset, Theresa May and the Tories lost their majority, but remain the largest party in parliament. This is the first hung parliament Britain has seen in decades. How will a new government come together? Will May last? Why is Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn such a problematic figure? What does it mean for Brexit and British foreign policy writ large. Professor John Bew of the Britain and the World Project at Policy Exchange and the King's College London War Studies Department has the answers