Britain’s Plan for the UN Security Council Presidency: Forget About Brexit

Karen Pierce of Britain and Riyad Mansour of Palestine at the UN

While Britain struggles to find an orderly way to exit the European Union after several years of attempting to do so, the country will highlight how other world problems affect ordinary people in its role as Security Council president in November. That focus definitely means avoiding the subject of Brexit! Britain, which has been in … Read more Britain’s Plan for the UN Security Council Presidency: Forget About Brexit

In Post-Brexit Tangle, Scotland’s Leader Acts Decisively

DUNDEE, Scotland — Before dawn on June 24, Britain voted by a majority to leave the European Union. Yet every region in Scotland voted to remain, and now Scots face the prospect of being pulled from the European Union against their will. Striding confidently into the press room in Edinburgh, the home of the Scottish … Read more In Post-Brexit Tangle, Scotland’s Leader Acts Decisively

In the Scottish West Isles, a Resounding ‘No’ to Brexit

ISLE OF MULL, Scotland — In the breathtaking Inner Hebrides off the Scottish West Coast, there is no shortage of opinion on whether Britain should vote to leave the European Union. No one, it seems, is willing to take such a risk, as several people on this island said, revealing a sense of vulnerability that … Read more In the Scottish West Isles, a Resounding ‘No’ to Brexit

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