London Bridges to Nowhere by Project-Syndicate

In December, negotiators from the European Union and the United Kingdom were able to conclude phase one of the Brexit negotiations by leaving key issues unresolved. But British leaders’ apparent conviction that they can muddle through the Brexit process is setting up the UK for a rude awakening.

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/brexit-phase-two-long-term-deal-by-mark-leonard-2018-01

MARK LEONARD

 

Brexit and its Consequences: Anglo-Japanese Relations in a Post-EU Referendum World (John Nilsson-Wright, Kiichi Fujiwara, Chatham House)

Substantial discrepancies in immediate strategic interests suggest that cooperation between the UK and Japan, if it is to take place, is likely to be modest in nature and should build on existing bilateral security accords.