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UK geopolitically most capable in Europe: think tank
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Sep '17
The United Kingdom is the most geopolitically capable country in Europe and comes next only to the United States globally, says The Henry Jackson Society in a new report. The British think tank evaluated the United Kingdom’s standing using 35 indicators and compared the results to China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Russia and the United States.

The categories analysed in the report titled ‘Audit of Geopolitical Capability’ include economics, technological prowess, military strength and cultural prestige, the think tank said on its website.

“After Brexit, some are worried that the UK is about to begin a period of economic and geopolitical decline. But what this audit makes clear is that far from beginning the Brexit process from a position of weakness, the UK is in a remarkably strong position,” the report’s author James Rogers said.

“The lesson of this report is clear: our future is what we choose to make of it,” the think tank’s executive director Alan Mendoza said. (DS)

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