Will History Repeat Itself for the Conservatives?

June 27, 2017

Might 2017 see a repetition of the historical splits in the Conservative Party? As the many consequences of the June 8 election work through, the United Kingdom is edging closer to a rare historical occurrence already celebrated twice before: a formal split in the (still just about) ruling...

Article 50 Triggered: Here’s What Happens Now

March 29, 2017

Triggering Article 50 sets the clock running for the Brexit negotiations. It is the start of an unprecedentedly challenging period. Now that Theresa May, the British prime minister, has triggered Article 50, the process of formally negotiating Brexit can begin. Here’s what to expect in the next...

Is Europe Headed for a “Lexit”?

February 02, 2017

For leftist critics of the EU, reform looks unlikely—but aligning with right-wing Euroskeptics looks worse. Maybe there's a third option. When European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker addressed the European Parliament in Strasbourg this past September, he told them the organization...