August 28, 2014

A Step Closer to a British Exit from EU?

Peter Sutherland, Project Syndicate

The Associated Press

The referendum on Scottish independence, due on September 18, comes at a time of growing opposition in the United Kingdom to remaining in the European Union. This is significant, because Scotland is the strongest base of pro-European sentiment in the UK.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Scotland, European Union, United Kingdom, EU, UK

RECOMMENDED ARTICLES

August 18, 2014
Britain's Role in Europe Is to Be a Pain
Clive Crook, Bloomberg
If I were a Scot, I'd be leaning toward voting for independence in next month's referendum, on the logic that the advantages of self-government outweigh the drawbacks of being a small state. How does that logic apply to... more ››
August 19, 2014
Why France Doesn't Want Scottish Independence
Hugh Schofield, BBC
Nothing unites different nations quite like mutual enemies. But the "Auld Alliance" between Scotland and France - both historic rivals of England - doesn't mean that the French government favours Scottish independence. Far from... more ››
August 19, 2014
Europe's Malaise: The New Normal?
George Friedman, Stratfor
Russia and Ukraine continue to confront each other along their border. Iraq has splintered, leading to unabated internal warfare. And the situation in Gaza remains dire. These events should be enough to constitute the sum total... more ››
August 18, 2014
Europe's Recurring Malaise
New York Times
No one should be surprised that the economy of the eurozone is once more going in reverse. This is an entirely predictable outcome of the misguided policies that European leaders stubbornly insist on pursuing, despite all... more ››