Brexit and UK Politics

  • The Anglo-German Addiction to American Defense
    Daniel Keohane
    July 06, 2017

    Germany and the UK are likely to remain dependent on U.S. defense, because the alternatives are currently too daunting for Berlin and London.

  • The Prime Minister Who May Survive

    Peter KellnerTuesday, June 20, 2017

    A combination of parliamentary arithmetic and efforts to unite the ruling Conservative Party will probably keep UK Prime Minister Theresa May in office—for now.

  • Judy Asks: Is Britain Lost?

    Judy DempseyWednesday, June 14, 2017

      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.

    • France’s Rise and Britain’s Demise

      Judy DempseyMonday, June 12, 2017

        While Britain’s prime minister ushers in the decline of London’s influence in the world, France’s president seeks reforms that will reassert Paris’s role in the EU.

      • Britain’s Postelection Future

        Judy DempseyFriday, June 09, 2017

          A snap general election has turned into a political debacle for Britain and its leader, Prime Minister Theresa May.

        • Britain Adds to the West’s Disarray

          Judy DempseyTuesday, June 06, 2017

            What is happening in Britain under Prime Minister Theresa May and in the United States under President Donald Trump is weakening the West.

          • Much Ado About Brexit

            Peter KellnerTuesday, 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.

            • Brexit and the Irish Question

              Judy DempseyTuesday, May 02, 2017

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

              • May’s Election Gamble

                Peter KellnerWednesday, 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.

                • Brexit Between The Rock and a Hard Place

                  Peter KellnerMonday, 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.

                  • A Europe of Clusters

                    Andrew A. MichtaFriday, March 31, 2017

                      The EU is on the threshold of a systemic adjustment comparable with that seen at the end of the Cold War. The process of reorganization is likely to be anything but orderly.

                    • Germany After Brexit

                      Judy DempseyThursday, March 30, 2017

                        Britain’s decision to withdraw from the European Union will have a profound effect on the bloc’s realignment, starting with Germany.

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

                        Judy DempseyWednesday, March 29, 2017

                          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.

                        • Peak Populism, Perhaps

                          Peter KellnerMonday, March 06, 2017

                            Since Donald Trump was elected U.S. president in November 2016, reality has gained ground in the battle against populism.

                          • May’s Myopic Gamble With Trump

                            Judy DempseyTuesday, February 21, 2017

                              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.

                            • Brexit, a Game of Deal or No Deal

                              Peter KellnerMonday, 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.

                              • Goodbye Obama, Goodbye Britain

                                Judy DempseyThursday, January 19, 2017

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

                                • Britain’s Diplomatic Discord

                                  Peter KellnerMonday, January 09, 2017

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

                                  • Europe in 2016 and Beyond

                                    Judy DempseyWednesday, December 21, 2016

                                      Unless European leaders change their mind-set, the United States and Russia will break up the European Union.

                                    • 2016, the Year Europe Forgot World War II

                                      Thomas de WaalMonday, December 19, 2016

                                        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.

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