United Kingdom


    • 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.

    • Op-Ed

    How Theresa May Will Surprise Trump at Their First Summit

    U.S. President Donald Trump could be in for a big surprise if he thinks he has found a loyal and willing ally from across the pond.

    • Strategic Europe

    Goodbye Obama, Goodbye Britain

    Europe faces a fractured transatlantic relationship as Donald Trump enters office as U.S. president and Britain prepares to leave the European Union.

    • Op-Ed

    The UK Should Stay in the Customs Union After Brexit

    A customs union like the one negotiated between Turkey and the EU could provide a realistic way forward for the UK after it leaves the bloc.

    • Strategic Europe

    Britain’s Diplomatic Discord

    • Peter Kellner
    • January 09, 2017

    The complexity of the looming Brexit negotiations is more troubling than the recent resignation of the UK’s EU ambassador.

    • Strategic Europe

    2016, the Year Europe Forgot World War II

    The year 2016 witnessed the breakup of the common identity that had held Europe together for over seventy years. Two notable examples come from Britain and Russia.

    • Strategic Europe

    The Great Fog of Brexit

    • Peter Kellner
    • December 05, 2016

    There is much disagreement in Britain over what the mandate from the country’s June 23 decision to leave the EU really means.

    • Article

    Brexit, Another European Tale of Unfulfilled Promises

    For decades, EU and national leaders have inflated citizens’ expectations by making unrealistic promises. Today’s leaders need to break the mold by spelling out some hard truths.

    • Strategic Europe

    Brexit Goes to Court

    • Peter Kellner
    • November 07, 2016

    A ruling by the UK High Court on the procedure for the country’s withdrawal from the EU may be overturned. But whatever the outcome, Britain faces an uncertain future.

Carnegie Experts on
United Kingdom

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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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    Peter Kellner
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe
    Kellner is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on Brexit, populism, and electoral democracy.
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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.
  • expert thumbnail - Valášek
    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, Conflict, and Governance Program
    Youngs is an expert on the foreign policy of the European Union, in particular on questions of democracy support.

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