June 9, 2017
Brexit supporters argue that the EU threatens sovereignty and stifles growth, while opponents counter that EU membership strengthens trade, investment, and the UK’s standing in the world.
June 20, 2016
MILAN – I do not believe that foreigners contribute usefully by issuing strong opinions about how a country’s citizens, or those of a larger unit like the European Union, should decide when faced wit…
August 9, 2016
As a result of the Brexit vote to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom is likely to see another Scottish independence referendum in its future.
April 29, 2016
I’ve written before about the mistake the President made by intervening in the decision British citizens must make in June about leaving the EU. But in addition to questioning the wisdom, one might w…
May 1, 2017
The weekend’s European Union (EU) Summit provided little love for UK prime minister Theresa May. Leaders approved a tough opening position in the upcoming Brexit negotiations, and warned against “com…
June 29, 2016
A few thoughts, focusing on narrow issues of macroeconomic management rather than the bigger political issues.
The United Kingdom has been running a sizeable current account deficit for some time …
June 28, 2016
It is early to assess the long term consequences for sub-Saharan Africa of the United Kingdom’s (UK) vote to leave the European Union (EU) on June 24. However, in the short term, it is useful to look…
June 24, 2016
Speakers discussed the results of the United Kingdom’s referendum on withdrawing from the European Union, including the political and economic consequences and what this will mean for the UK and Euro…
January 25, 2017
CFR's James M. Lindsay, Robert McMahon, and Sebastian Mallaby examine President Donald Trump's priorities on Brexit.
January 17, 2013
Prime Minister David Cameron, weakened domestically, must try to affirm Britain’s future in the EU without being entangled in new moves toward EU integration, says Chatham House’s Robin Niblett.