أناند مينون ، أستاذ العلاقات الدولية في كينجز كوليدج لندن ، يتحدث مع الصباح أن الدوافع الاقتصادية تلعب دورًا أيضًا. "بسبب ما لا يزال بإمكاننا تقديمه لهم ، لا أرى سوى تغيير طفيف في الوقت الحالي." في السنوات الأخيرة ، يبدو أن التركيز داخل الكومنولث قد تحول أكثر من المصالح الاقتصادية إلى قضايا مثل حقوق الإنسان أو الاستدامة.
The head of state has no power, only a ceremonial duty
Marcella also points out that the monarchy no longer has any political influence. “It was not the same as before, when the king decided everything. The position is now purely ceremonial.” Elizabeth, for example, appears on coins and stamps in countries where she was officially the head of state.
A possible debate about whether or not to retain the British monarch is not a priority in many member countries. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (42) said on Monday she is convinced her country will no longer have the British monarch at the head of state during her lifetime. She immediately added that her government would in no way discuss the matter, as it “does not feel the urgency”.
However, Britain’s first change of throne in seventy years appears to be the time for nations to reconsider the position of head of state. “The death of the Queen may reopen the debate in some countries about whether they still want the king as head of state,” Menon said. the morning. “Some emerging non-European powers are a little disappointed with the organisation.”
Marcella also believes that “the idea during Elizabeth’s reign was: We’re not going to drive her off the throne. Now that she’s dead, it’s time to take stock.” Currently, it owns Belize, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Grenada, Antigua and Barbuda, and Saint Kitts and Nevis. the plan Not recognizing Charles as head of state.