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Alexandra Hall Hall

What Man Has Made of Man: Confessions of an Optimist

, 13 May 2022
Alexandra Hall Hall considers the mistakes she has made in believing that the arc of history was travelling in a more progressive direction

What America’s Security and Foreign Experts Really Think About Boris Johnson’s Brexit Britain

, 4 May 2022
Participating in an event with American foreign and security experts and politicians recently, former British diplomat Alexandra Hall Hall was taken aback by their views on the state of the UK

Risking Our Democracy

, 26 April 2022
Former diplomat Alexandra Hall Hall argues that the time has come for serious discussions about reforming Britain's political structures

‘Unbelievable Incompetence or a Cynical Betrayal’: Jane and Nadia’s Journey Through the ‘Homes for Ukraine’ Scheme

, 13 April 2022
Alexandra Hall Hall documents the hurdles at every step experienced by Jane in bringing Nadia and her family to the UK – and questions why the Government created a system that seems deliberately difficult for those who want to help Ukrainians in need

Are the Royals Trapped in a Gilded Cage – Or Is Britain?

, 31 March 2022
Is the Royal Family trapped by Britain's past or is the problem our inability to conceive of a social order without monarchy?

Could Ukraine Mark a Turning Point for Western Democracy?

, 4 March 2022
After years of turning a blind eye to Vladimir Putin's aggression, the West finally appears to be uniting against him – as Ukraine continues to pay the cost

Global Britain or Lonely Britain?

, 2 February 2022
Despite its claims of exceptionalism and freedom for success outside the EU, the reality is the UK is no longer in the room where it happens, says former British diplomat Alexandra Hall Hall

‘Another Country – Not the One I Represented as a Diplomat for 30 Years’

, 11 January 2022
Alexandra Hall Hall, who resigned from the Foreign Office over Brexit lies, now thinks the British malaise is much deeper than that or Boris Johnson

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