Pro-European Conservatives Will Soon Call Time on Brexit

October 29, 2018

The relentless political logic of Brexit will soon lead a determined group of Conservative MPs to stop Brexit in its tracks. There is a relentless logic about the whole Brexit saga. Like a series of deductions in a mathematical proof, one step leads to another until a firm conclusion is reached....

For a Brexit Deal, How Difficult Is the Irish Backstop?

October 18, 2018

Reaching a Brexit deal is far from over. Just look how difficult it was for the Canada and Ukraine agreements. The harder the Brexit, the harder it will be to reach a resolution of the Irish border problem. In a joint report in December 2017, the United Kingdom agreed to respect Ireland’s...

Brexit: The Countdown Has Begun

September 26, 2018

The window to agree on an exit deal between Britain and the EU is closing. The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019, but because of the necessary ratification procedures of an agreement, the plan was to reach a deal by the EU summit starting October 18. Although...

Are Theresa May’s Brexit Hopes Farfetched?

January 23, 2017

In a sudden move to pin all of the UK’s post-Brexit hopes on America’s mercurial strongman, does Theresa May know what she is getting herself into? In her long-awaited speech on January 17, British Prime Minister Theresa May finally clarified the phrase “Brexit means Brexit.” Despite...