Brexit fallout

I have a blog on Brexit fallout over at the Roosevelt Institute site.

Here’s a teaser…

The Brexit vote demonstrated the limits of U.S. pressure.

While the U.S. has a long history of intervening in votes in developing countries, recent years have seen a more widespread abandonment of neutrality. In 2014, the U.S. weighed in against the Scottish independence vote. This year, President Obama traveled to England to push Remain, and the U.S. Trade Representative threatened an increase in trade barriers against the UK if Leave succeeded.

It didn’t work this time. The failure of the Remain campaign has now triggered political blowback on both sides of the Atlantic and both sides of the aisle.

Head over to the Roosevelt site to read the full thing.

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