The UK needs to realize that cutting trade links with the continent has always been dumb — whether for Napoleon in December 1807 or Johnson in December 2020.
An exhausted British Prime Minister simply can’t fight on two fronts.
The long march of the 1968 generation through politics is coming to its end. Biden is the big exception. He will be 1968er’s last hurrah.
A Trump defeat signals the beginning of the end of nationalist populist politics worldwide.
The Brexit virus refuses to cross the Channel.
A political decision principally made by the prime minister alone will determine what sort of exit from the EU we start 2021 with.
The West should support democracy in Belarus, but avoid provocative promises.
Imagine it is 1970 — and still there is no peace or reconciliation between France and Germany. Fast forward to the present and consider the situation in the West Balkans.
Even the biggest supporter of the EU at times has to pause and ask why it is so keen on double standards. It blacklists poor African countries for money laundering, not rich countries.
Dominic Cummings, die-hard Brexiteer and UK sovereignty fetishist, is now part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s problems — and no longer a solution.