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Chapter 2: Brexit: Can the EU and U.K. survive a breakup?
Brexit: Can the EU and U.K. survive a breakup?
From SAGE Business Researcher, August 15, 2016
The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union is the worst setback Europe’s leaders have suffered during more than half a century of painstaking efforts to bind that continent together economically and politically. It was wholly unforeseen and ran counter to the bulk of expert advice, which warned that a British exit would badly hurt the U.K. economy. But foes of the EU dismissed the warnings as overblown, argued that “Brexit” is essential to regain control of immigration and said the U.K. can compensate for a loss of trade with Europe by negotiating ...