United Kingdom


    • 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.

    • Strategic Europe

    NATO, the EU, and the Curse of Suez

    The 1956 Suez Crisis created a rift between London and Paris that has hampered European defense ever since.

    • Strategic Europe

    How Brexit Might Not Happen

    • Peter Kellner
    • October 10, 2016

    The overwhelming probability is that the UK will leave the EU by 2019. But there’s a small chance it won’t.

    • Strategic Europe

    Brexit and the Rise of Rejectionism

    • Peter Kellner
    • September 12, 2016

    Tighter immigration controls will do little or nothing to tackle the West’s underlying problems or help marginalize rejectionist politics.

    • Article

    How to Build a More Flexible EU After Brexit

    The EU needs to combine internal cohesion and flexible integration to cope with external challenges and contain the forces that threaten to tear it apart.

    • Strategic Europe

    Judy Asks: Can the EU Survive Without Britain?

    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.

    • Strategic Europe

    Europe’s Fall Agenda

    EU leaders will be preoccupied in the second half of 2016 by Brexit and terrorism—two issues that will have consequences for Europe’s relationship with the United States.

    • Strategic Europe

    To Brexit or Not to Brexit—or Both?

    Those parts of the UK that voted on June 23 to remain in the European Union should be allowed to do so, while the rest should be free to leave.

    • Strategic Europe

    Europhobia in the UK

    Even with a new government in place, Britain’s postreferendum economic uncertainty has lit a flame that looks set to keep the country’s politics of division alive.

Carnegie Experts on
United Kingdom

  • expert thumbnail - Dempsey
    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.
  • expert thumbnail - Lehne
    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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