After years of watching the United Kingdom muddle through a political crisis while enjoying an unprecedented level of unity among themselves, Europeans now must prepare for darker days
Britain in Europe
The odds that the UK and the EU will reach full, or even much, agreement within the breakneck timetable imposed by London do not look good
Democratic backsliding and constitutional crises could await if the wheels come off Boris Johnson’s Brexit bandwagon.
Having defeated both UKIP and Labour, the Conservatives can afford to be a little more moderate on Brexit
The irony of recent British neo-poodleism is that the UK needs an EU trade deal much more than it needs a US trade deal
The UK Ministry of Defence has shown a chronic lack of decision discipline, sometimes undermining its role in joint European projects
A decision looms for Britain on 5G and Huawei. London’s choice will signal whether it wishes to stay close to Europe when dealing with Beijing – or to go its own way.
Boris Johnson could prove to be more Trump than Trump. But he may yet face resistance to turning Britain into “Singapore-on-Thames”
Britain helped bring modern, unified, and peaceful Germany into being. Its Brexit convulsions have trashed this historic reputation – probably for good.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson seems to have the momentum to get his Brexit deal over the line – and to follow up with a general election triumph while the electorate are still sighing with relief