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European states want to exert more unity and strength on the world stage, but they lack the vision and consensus to do so.
The Conservative Party led by Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to power with a sizable majority, enabling it to move forward with Brexit. The outcome also raises questions about the constitutional future of the U.K., particularly in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Next week’s vote will be a decisive moment in the polarizing Brexit debate, with the outcome indicating support for a divorce deal with the European Union, a second referendum, or continued stalemate.
The French foreign minister has made a trip to Iraq to attempt to make a deal to try foreign fighters in the country. The plan faces diplomatic obstacles abroad and opposition at home.
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Order from Chaos
Editor's Note: This article originally appeared on Order From Chaos.
Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Order from Chaos.
A gaffe is when a politician recklessly tells the truth, Michael Kinsley once said.
Sir Kim Darroch is not a politician. He is a diplomat. And the truth he spoke was not a gaffe. It was a leak. But it functions like a gaffe, a truth blurted out in a context in which it wasn’t supposed to be uttered.
This post originally appeared on Order from Chaos.
As the third anniversary of the Brexit referendum approaches, the United Kingdom has failed three times to gain parliamentary approval of a withdrawal deal, extended the departure deadline twice, held elections to a European legislature it planned to vacate, and pressured its prime minister into announcing her resignation date.