Brussels Bets a Delay Until Halloween Will Spook Britons into Staying
With support for Brexit eroding, EU leaders hope the long postponement will kill the plan for good.
The Great Brexit Distraction
Attempts to blame Russia for the EU’s mess will only get in the way of addressing the union’s real problems.
Brexit Will Never, Ever End
Even if Britain’s opposing parties agree on a plan to leave the EU, national unity will be nowhere in sight.
Britain’s Crisis Isn’t Constitutional. It’s Political.
A Remain Parliament is confronting a Brexit electorate—and none of the solutions on offer is likely to resolve the stalemate anytime soon.
In or Out? In Brexit Finale, It’s No Longer Clear What Brits Want
Leavers say a revote would be undemocratic, but polls now put them in the minority.
This Is What ‘Taking Back Control’ Looks Like
Brexiteers wanted the United Kingdom to control its own destiny. They got the opposite.
Why Europe Should Reject Theresa May’s Brexit Extension
If Britain remains in the European Union due to a botched Brexit, its demands for special treatment will end up wrecking the EU.
Why Brexit Is Europe’s Finest Hour
The British debacle is shoring up the EU center as it heads into critical May elections.
Brexiteers Never Wanted Brexit to Begin With
History will show that the biggest obstacle to Brexit was its most fervent supporters. That’s no accident.
Battered and Bereft, May Loses Again on Brexit
With the EU losing patience, no one in the House of Commons seems to know what to do next.
Theresa May’s Last Dash for a Deal
The British prime minister wins minor concessions in an 11th-hour effort to save Brexit—and her premiership.
Hard Brexit Means Hard Times on the Toilet
One consequence of leaving the EU that Brexiteers forgot to reckon with? Nationwide toilet paper shortages.
How to Make a New Party Succeed in Britain
A centrist movement can win, but it needs to build a base in cities first.
The British System Is Stacked Against Breakaway Parties
The Independent Group could influence the direction of Britain's politics, but it won't be by winning large numbers of seats in Parliament.
Almost Five Decades on From a Notorious Murder, ‘The Past Doesn’t Stay Buried’
A Q&A with Patrick Radden Keefe, the author of "Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland."
Gibraltar Will Never Accept Shared Sovereignty
The Spanish government seems to think the British overseas territory will sacrifice its sovereignty for the sake of convenience after Brexit. It is wrong.
Last Exit From Brexit?
Labour and Conservative leaders take a sudden U-turn on separation from the EU.
Scotland’s Marriage of Inconvenience
As Brexit looms, Edinburgh may forge its own path on the world stage.
The Nine Levels of Brexit Hell
Donald Tusk promised ‘a special place in hell.’ Let Foreign Policy be your guide through Brexit’s Inferno.
Theresa May Is Negotiating Like Yasser Arafat
The late Palestinian leader was legendary for forsaking promising opportunities, caving to extremists, and failing to appreciate the challenges of negotiating against a stronger opponent. Britain’s prime minister has perfected his diplomatic style.