Foreign policy

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Britain wants globalization on its own terms

Does Britain want to be global? A few days ago, the answer appeared to be yes: Splendid post-Brexit tales: Theresa May says a "truly global...

The Bratislava summit on the "future of the EU without Britain" just ended

Official documents Roadmap for the next 12 months (pdf) The Bratislava Declaration News reports EU leaders gather to plot a course without Britain - FT.com...

Two weeks after the Brexit vote

Friday, July 24, 2016 Immediate effects, via FT: UK votes by 51.9 per cent to leave EU David Cameron stands down as PM Scottish leader...

Brexit referendum

It is demoralizing to observe how a partnership for peace and mutually beneficial exchange could so easily be diminished. And it is chilling that such a...

UK's place in Europe

A collection of arguments, perspectives (and facts) from people who articulate clearly that membership in the EU is, on balance, a good deal for Britain: Gordon...

Who counts as a killer robot?

A front-page article in the FT today was titled US rules out 'Terminator' troops (in print). The digital version's title - "US to deploy robot...

Is innovation faster when countries feel threatened?

In 1993, Joel Mokyr wrote for Reason: Especially after 1870, when the major European powers became steadily less friendly toward one another, the sense of one...

The United Kingdom’s March to a Vote on Brexit

Why is the referendum taking place? There is a charitable interpretation, and more realistic/cynical possibility: Lenient interpretation: The crisis in the euro area, and the...

Ukraine update - Q1 2016

Japan to allocate additional USD 300 mln loan for Ukraine in April | uatoday.tv FT: IMF warning sparks Ukraine pledge on corruption and reform Christine Lagarde,...

The Brexit gamble: An adventure in market volatility

After the summit The Economist: "But nothing will matter as much as Mr Cameron's standing. Believe it or not, voters are not terribly interested in...

The UK & EU have a deal

What's inside? European Council conclusions, 18-19 February 2016 Tusk and Cameron briefings: multiple videos David Cameron's statement (at 1:20: "I do not love Brussels,...

Unhappy EU, Part III

News from the EU continues to be mostly negative: Poland The Guardian view Editorial: Poland’s turn to the right: Europe is correct to be concerned...

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