As the 2020 US presidential election approaches, the future of the Democratic Party is up for grabs between the centre and the left. This future might be found in Britain, argues James Kirchick, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution and a widely-published journalist.

At this roundtable the discussion focused on the forces shaping Britain's Labor Party and how that could affect the politics and the foreign policy of the leading US Democratic candidates in and beyond the 2020 presidential election campaign.

James Kirchick is a visiting fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe and Project on International Order and Strategy at the Brookings Institution. A widely published journalist, he is author of The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age.  Kirchick works on European politics, American politics, and US grand strategy. He began his professional journalism career at The New Republic covering domestic politics, lobbying, intelligence, and American foreign policy. Prior to Brookings, he spent four years as a fellow with the Foreign Policy Initiative in Washington.