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Britain Outside Europe?
What would a “Brexit” mean, for the EU and the rest of the world?
by Almut Möller, Tim Oliver
Britain Outside Europe?
The possibility of Britain withdrawing from the European Union – a “Brexit” – has been receiving growing attention. What would it mean for the rest of the European Union, its individual members, wider Europe, and other states around the world such as the United States and Japan. The series, first published on IP JOURNAL, is now available as a DGAP publication.
Category: European Union, United Kingdom
Scotland: Out of the UK and Into the EU? Part II
Views on Scottish independence from seven member states
by Tim Oliver, Laia Mestres, Eleonora Poli, Roderick Parkes, Mark McQuay
Scotland: Out of the UK and Into the EU? Part II
It will be the member states that shape the way the EU responds to Scotland should it vote for independence in the referendum on September 18, 2014. In Part II, we examine the views from Italy, Poland, Spain, and the remaining UK.
Category: Conflicts and Strategies, European Union, Europe
Scotland: Out of the UK and Into the EU? Part I
Views on Scottish independence from seven member states
by Tim Oliver, Nicolai Ondarza, von, Vivien Pertusot, Nathan Dufour
Scotland: Out of the UK and Into the EU? Part I
It will be the member states that shape the way the EU responds to Scotland should it vote for independence in its September referendum. In Part I, we examine the views from Belgium, France, and Germany.
Category: Conflicts and Strategies, European Union, United Kingdom, Europe
Britain Outside Europe? The US View
UK withdrawal from the EU would be a double loss
by Jeffrey Lightfoot, Tim Oliver
Britain Outside Europe? The US View
Britain is one of the United States' most important relationships, but Britain's position within the EU is central to its importance. A UK exit from Europe would weaken the geopolitical position of Britain and change the EU and Europe in ways which could be detrimental to US interests.
Category: European Union, Transatlantic Relations, Europe, United Kingdom, Worldwide
Britain Outside Europe? Introduction
Views on the future of the UK and EU, from Europe and beyond
by Almut Möller, Tim Oliver
Britain Outside Europe? Introduction
We have debated what a withdrawal or renegotiated relationship with Europe would mean for Britain. But what would a Brexit or new relationship mean for the rest of the EU, other member states, allies, and the global standing of both Europe and the United Kingdom? Analysts from other EU member states and beyond give us their perspectives on the implications of a change in Britain's relationship with the Union.
Category: European Union, Europe, United Kingdom, Worldwide
Who Suffers Most from a Brexit?
UK, EU must weigh Cameron’s renegotiation efforts carefully
by Tim Oliver
Who Suffers Most from a Brexit?
In order to understand the true costs and benefits of a renegotiated or severed relationship between the UK and EU, it’s time to set aside fears and start discussing British withdrawal in real terms.
Category: European Union, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Europe, Geographical areas of Europe