No Brexit, No Exit From Brexit, and Nobody’s in Charge
The United Kingdom is in a mess of its own creation, and there's no way out.
The Brexit-Fueled Death of the British University
For centuries, British schools were the envy of the world. Now they’re scrambling to stay alive.
Brexit Is Falling Apart — Slowly
Decisions in Europe and the U.K. make their separation less likely.
Divorced, But Still Living Together
How Theresa May’s deal with Brussels would keep Britain in the European Union in all but name.
Will the Tories Sacrifice Theresa May to Survive?
Britain’s prime minister is fighting a three-front battle to save her Brexit deal. Most of the party claims to support her, but the prospect of losing power to Jeremy Corbyn might motivate Conservatives to replace their leader.
The Brexit Deal Won’t Destroy Britain
Theresa May’s proposed deal with the European Union won’t put Jeremy Corbyn in power, but it might cost the prime minister her job.
Is Europe Falling Apart?
Brussels is standing tough, but moderates like Theresa May are gradually being pushed out of power in Europe.
A Second Vote on Brexit Won’t Enhance Democracy. It Will Undermine It.
The elitist proponents of a “people’s vote” don’t care about the popular will. They only care about getting the outcome they want.
The Party Is Over
The mass political movements that once dominated Europe are fading fast—and the nationalist populists and upstart parties taking their place are here to stay.
Two years after deciding to leave the European Union, many Brits want a second vote on Brexit.
Britain Isn’t Just Losing Brexit. Europe Is Winning It.
Businesses are leaving the United Kingdom because of its economic uncertainty—and because Dublin, Paris, and Frankfurt are more attractive anyway.
The Democratic Unionist Party Isn’t Bluffing on Brexit. It’s Being ‘Thran.’
The small Northern Irish party that props up the British government has a history of belligerence and brinkmanship. But ultimately it will blink.
Labour Can’t Escape Britain’s Omnishambles
Deep internal divisions and a looming Brexit will mire Corbyn as much as May.
Jeremy Corbyn Has a Soft Spot for Extremists
The British Labour leader misses no opportunity to condemn the West, but he’s full of praise for violent revolutionaries.
Theresa May’s Government Is Steering Britain Toward an Iceberg
The Conservative Party's negotiating strategy is premised on telling the EU one thing and British voters another. Doublespeak won't deliver a deal; it will lead to economic and political disaster.
A No-Deal Brexit Will Destroy the British Economy
The magical wing of the Conservative Party believes that Britain can crash out of the European Union painlessly. It is leading the country into a recession.
The Paris Accord Won’t Stop Global Warming on Its Own
The world needs a new alliance of green economic powers to create a low-carbon economic zone.
Google Maps Is a Better Spy Than James Bond
Open-source intelligence is a vital tool for governments—and for checking them.
Russia’s Military Intelligence Agency Isn’t Stupid
Don’t let the reporting on the suspected Skripal attackers fool you: Moscow got what it wanted.
Labour’s New Anti-Semitism Has Disturbingly Old Roots
Different strains of bigotry have come together under Jeremy Corbyn, and he can't fix it.