Boris Johnson’s ‘Sausage War’ Was Deadly Serious
The European Union and Britain are confronting whether international politics is a matter of law or chaos.
Sturgeon’s Vision for Independence Is on the Ballot in Scotland
The first minister’s party will almost certainly win the election this week, but the nationalist movement still faces divisions of its own.
Britain’s Post-Brexit Foreign Policy Can Be a Force for Good
Boris Johnson shouldn’t shy away from global leadership and the morally driven approach that protected Kosovars and Iraqi Kurds in the 1990s.
How Brexit Lit the Fuse in Northern Ireland
Loyalist fears that Boris Johnson is abandoning them have sparked a wave of violence that could endanger the Good Friday Agreement.
Is Brexit Driving Gibraltar Into Europe’s Arms?
The territory at the tip of Spain will remain British on paper, but in practice Brexit has brought it closer to the EU than ever before.
In the City, the Bluffing Is Over
During crisis after crisis, London’s financial giants cried wolf about leaving. Now the wolf is at the door.
Brexit Is Probably the United Kingdom’s Death Knell
An English-led disaster has emboldened others to get out.
Britain’s Been Hammered by Brexit, but It Got the Vaccine Right
The positive contrast with the European Union’s COVID-19 vaccine debacle has masked a rocky exit from Europe.
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.