Matthew Jamison

Matthew Jamison is a Senior Parliamentary Researcher at the House of Commons. He holds two degrees from Cambridge University

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May 14, 2019
Britain’s Brexit Armageddon

One matter is very clear throughout this Brexit ordeal. This is a combined collective failure of the United Kingdom as a whole. There is no unity, no meaning, no purpose, no discipline and no sense of comradeship in the UK – if there ever truly was.

March 10, 2019
British Politics in Brexit Flux

With the current stalemate at Westminster and the crumbling of the traditional structures of British party politics, the UK is headed for the exit of the European Union under the worst possible circumstances.

February 7, 2019
The Henry Jackson Society and China

HJS and British State must understand is that attempting to whip up false narratives regarding Britain's 'strategic interests' in the South China Sea will only further isolate and weaken an already badly damaged UK.

February 2, 2019
Prospects for Russia-UK Relations 2019

The whipping up of an aggressively and hysterically hostile anti-Russian xenophobia by the British Government has been utterly contemptuous and difficult to ignore.

January 4, 2019
The Not So Special US-UK Relationship

The fact of the matter is as per usual when the English are involved they generally end up causing more damage than good.

December 16, 2018
Trump’s Trade War May Be His Waterloo

Patience is starting to wear very thin for the Trump clown circus act that passes for a Superpower Government, Matthew Jamison writes.

November 21, 2018
Theresa May’s Brexit Deal Is a Dead Duck

The whole machinery of British Governance, Parliament and the media have been overwhelmed and consumed for the last three years by one topic and one topic alone.

October 15, 2018
Why the US Mid-Terms Matter

What is without question is that an impeachment of Trump and then a trial in the Senate would make for quite compelling American political drama and would rock Washington DC and the American body politic to its foundations.

August 4, 2018
The Shameful Trump-Theresa Circus Act

The political class, diplomatic establishment and public in the UK now know full well that there is no such 'special relationship' and that America, especially while under the control of Trump, is not Britain's number one ally.

June 29, 2018
Why the US-Israel Alliance Will Soon Be a Trouble for Both

In their greatest moment of triumph the Israelis have actually revealed their undoing. Hubris is pride before a fall and the Israelis are the best in the world at hubris.