The endgame in the Brexit negotiations has come down to a battle of nerve for the UK and the EU. Unless one side gives way, the chances of talks ending without a deal look high and rising.
To keep the majority of his supporters on side, UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn—a lifelong opponent of Brussels and all its works—might end up preventing the catastrophe of Brexit.
An eleventh-hour deal on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU might be hammered out by the end of the year. But the risks are rising that it won’t.
The chances of Britain staying in the European Union have risen sharply following two resignations from the cabinet of UK Prime Minister Theresa May.
The clock for Brexit negotiations is running down. At some point soon, Theresa May needs to take a stand on the many serious issues that are dividing her party—and nowhere near being solved.
For the UK’s younger generations, the dream of sovereignty takes second place to demands for prosperity to be protected.
The EU is fighting to keep the Irish border open under any Brexit deal.
The Brexit negotiations have progressed thus far by kicking key issues down the road, but the road is fast running out.
After Brexit, there is no guarantee that the major powers in NATO and the EU will agree on how to respond to future crises.
Brexiteers want to conclude a deal—almost any deal—to leave the EU. Their fear is that if the negotiations drag on, Brexit may not happen.