We’re All Brexiteers Now
A look at Swiss politics shows that Euroskepticism is in the United Kingdom to stay.
Will the World Take the United States Seriously After the Capitol Invasion?
After a pro-Trump mob stormed Congress, Americans might have a harder time accomplishing their diplomatic goals from Europe to China.
Boris Johnson’s Year From Hell
Britain’s prime minister promised to take back control. When it comes to the coronavirus, he has lost it.
A Cure for the Brexit Trade Blues
After it leaves the European Union for good, the U.K. will need a new trade bloc. The Commonwealth can help.
Boris Johnson’s Christmas Coronavirus Nightmare
The British government squandered the chance to contain the virus in hopes of economic recovery.
Why the World Should Root for the EU in Brexit Talks
If Brussels folds, it will mark the end of the last, best hope for stopping a race to the bottom.
Scottish Independence Is Only Gaining Popularity
Boris Johnson’s policies appear to have worked in favor of the Scottish National Party.
The U.K. Is Taking an Unexpectedly Moral Foreign-Policy Stance Post-Brexit
Economic considerations are being put aside for human rights.
Why a Biden Win Is Bad News for Boris Johnson
By casting his lot with Trump, the U.K. prime minister now looks like yesterday’s man. He is in for a rude awakening.
Democratic Socialists Lost, but Their Ideas Have Won
Even though Bernie Sanders didn’t win the U.S. Democratic nomination and Jeremy Corbyn was beaten badly in Britain’s 2019 election, the movements their campaigns created will live on in left-wing politics on both sides of the Atlantic.
Deal or No Deal Is No Longer the Point
The United Kingdom is heading for a “hard Brexit” no matter what. Here’s why—and what it means for the country’s economy.
Ireland Is on the Ballot in Pennsylvania
Threats to the Good Friday Agreement—and culture wars—make this a critical constituency in a swing state.
Why Fishing Could Sink Britain’s Brexit Deal With Europe
Diplomatic battles over fish stocks—and the future of struggling coastal communities—threaten to drag the U.K.-EU relationship onto the rocks.
The Latest Brexit Crisis May Save Ireland’s Shaky Coalition Government
Brexit may be fatal for Dublin in the long term. But for now, it’s a boon to the country’s historic—and fragile—coalition.