Great story in The Atlantic about a counterfactual course of events in the WW2 after Dunkirk. It has been found out for the first time that Churchill and De Gaulle were ready to sign for a Anglo-French Union in June 1940 with the Germans already in Paris, but they were apparently a week late for…… Continue reading Dunkirk, or the forced brexit of 1940
Could “controlled chaos” be UK’s Brexit real strategy !? Not probable. Not impossible.
It’s not a big surprise that the first Brexit negotiation session went nowhere. The whole world is looking to the tribulations of the United Kingdom, but no one pays attention to EU’s own weaknesses. It initially said future trade relations will be discussed only later, but it realized eventually that trade quotas have to be somehow…… Continue reading Is EU overplaying its Brexit hand ?
Koen Lenarts is the President of the European Court of Justice and has some very harsh words towards the Brexiters who don’t want hear anymore of his jurisdiction in Britain after March 2019. Lawyers and judges are generally austere in their public expression, but our President is probably venting some deep frustration, otherwise it is…… Continue reading Hard drive : “begging on their knees” !?
One of the most affected countries by Brexit risks being Japan, so they’re hurrying for having an early postbrexit FTA with UK. It is about auto industry and financial services above all.
Like it or not, the Brexit is happening nowadays. First chapter in the negotiations, the status of the future foreign residents, some 3.2M Europeans in the UK, of whom 980,000 Poles. Theresa May’s first offer about their future legal situation was apparently more smoke than substance, and consequently got a lukewarm reception in the EU.…… Continue reading As if the Brexit has not happened
Brexit has been decided a year ago, and tomorrow Britain votes again to find out if Theresa May and the conservatives will stay in power and negotiate the witdrawal from Europe. Unfortunately, election results are to be influenced by the three low-key terrorist attacks from the last three months and the handling of security matters…… Continue reading Brexit, a year on. Theresa May off ?