If Britain votes to leave the EU on June 23, Brexit will have an impact on the security, economy, and stability of Ireland.
The British will soon decide their future relationship with the EU, but the bloc’s foreign and security policies cannot be held hostage to the result.
In part because the UK is not a member of the eurozone or the Schengen Area, leading on defense policy would increase London’s overall political influence in the EU.
Campaigners who want Britain to leave the European Union misunderstand the basic mechanics of globalization.
European defense cooperation is being spurred more by the convergence of national priorities than by the efforts of institutions like the EU and NATO.
The past can be either sanctified or trivialized. A good policy on monuments needs to navigate between those two extremes.
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.
Resolving many of the EU’s challenges requires deeper integration, collective action, and sensible reforms. For this to happen, the obstructionist UK should leave the club.
A British exit from the EU would greatly strain London’s political relationships with other European allies, especially Paris and Berlin.
European leaders can now pick and choose what sort of EU they want, after they made huge concessions to Britain.