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September 20, 2017

UK is now the second largest global power, claims think tank as it rejects the ‘doom and gloom’ around Brexit

Henry Jackson Society

Britain is the most influential power in Europe and second only to the US around the world, a think tank concludes today.

The Henry Jackson Society rejects the ‘doom and gloom’ around Brexit and finds that the UK remains a ‘leading global power nation’.

Its report, an ‘Audit of Geopolitical Capacity’ puts the UK ahead of EU nations such as Germany and France.

But it also concludes that globally, it is more influential than economic powerhouses like China and India.

The authors evaluated Britain’s standing against seven measures. They were economics, technological prowess, military strength, cultural ‘prestige’, diplomatic ‘leverage’ and demographics.

Read more in the Daily Mail