United Kingdom

    • Strategic Europe

    Much Ado About Brexit

    • Peter Kellner
    • May 09, 2017

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s accusation of election interference by EU officials takes the mutual hostility between London and Brussels to a new level.

    • Strategic Europe

    Brexit and the Irish Question

    Britain’s decision to leave the European Union could spur the unification of Ireland and the breakup of the United Kingdom.

    • Strategic Europe

    May’s Election Gamble

    • Peter Kellner
    • April 19, 2017

    Opinion polls suggest that the ruling Conservatives will comfortably win the snap UK general election to be held on June 8—but political fortunes are increasingly unpredictable.

    • Strategic Europe

    Brexit Between The Rock and a Hard Place

    • Peter Kellner
    • April 10, 2017

    A recent row over the future status of Gibraltar is likely to provide the template for other issues in the coming negotiations on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    EU’s Brexit Guideline Sets One Voice for Trade

    Potential difficulties might arise during the negotiations on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, but the 27 remaining EU member states will speak with one voice.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    Brexit Talks Set to Be Complex and Messy

    If the UK leaves the European Union without having reached any agreement after two years, it will be a disaster for both sides.

    • Strategic Europe

    Judy Asks: Is Brexit a Distraction From EU Foreign Policy?

    A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

    • Negotiating Brexit: The Prospect of a UK-Turkey Partnership

      British and Turkish policymakers face a very similar conundrum: they both need to reconstruct a relationship with the EU under the newly changed assumptions about their future status.

      • Strategic Europe

      May’s Myopic Gamble With Trump

      Britain’s prime minister is fast finding out that turning to the United States to mitigate the costs of leaving the European Union is not going according to plan.

      • Strategic Europe

      Brexit, a Game of Deal or No Deal

      • Peter Kellner
      • February 06, 2017

      One of the trickiest questions in the UK’s impending negotiations to leave the EU is whether London will be expected to pay a penalty for quitting the bloc.

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      Judy Dempsey
      Nonresident Senior Fellow
      Carnegie Europe
      Editor in chief
      Strategic Europe
      Dempsey is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of Strategic Europe.
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      Stefan Lehne
      Visiting Scholar
      Carnegie Europe
      Lehne is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the post–Lisbon Treaty development of the European Union’s foreign policy, with a specific focus on relations between the EU and member states.
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      Tomáš Valášek
      Carnegie Europe
      Valášek is the director of Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on security and defense, transatlantic relations, and Europe’s Eastern neighborhood.
    • expert thumbnail - Youngs
      Richard Youngs
      Senior Fellow
      Democracy and Rule of Law Program
      Youngs is an expert on the foreign policy of the European Union, in particular on questions of democracy support.

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