U.K. party leaders provided little detail on their foreign policy plans during a televised debate two weeks prior to the May 6 general election. The debate featured a significant discussion about Afghanistan but failed to capture other equally important foreign policy issues such as China, Pakistan, Iran and the Middle East, Chatham House’s Robin Niblett said in an e-mail to the Economist.

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  • Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.