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06/25/2016 - 5:00pm

    As I listen to the stormy debates here in the run-up to Thursday’s vote on whether Britain should exit the European Union, my thoughts keep drifting to my friend Jo Cox, a member of Parliament assassinated last week.

    Jo was a leader who fought for...

06/23/2016 - 7:00pm

    "It's the economy, stupid." Since Bill Clinton's campaign coined that phrase nearly a quarter century ago, it has become a kind of mantra for Western politicians. I've seen it translated into multiple languages, used by politicians of the right...

06/23/2016 - 6:30pm

    Here's what the world could look like on June 24 if the "Leave" camp won the previous day's referendum on whether the U.K. should continue to be part of the European Union:

    The foreign...

06/23/2016 - 6:00pm

    British polls have swung toward an "in" vote since the murder of parliament member Jo Cox, a predictable shift toward stability. It may be time to switch from imagining post-Brexit dystopias to picturing a Europe with Britain still in it. That's almost an...

06/23/2016 - 5:30pm

    Perhaps in no country in Europe is the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union feared so much by so many as the Netherlands, where I am from. The Dutch sympathy for Britain is genuine and widespread; it has old roots, as both countries, from time...

06/23/2016 - 5:00pm

    Nobody doubts that a vote to leave the EU on June 23 could bring enormous change in Britain's relationship with Europe and its domestic politics. But that doesn't mean that a vote to remain would bring a return to business as usual. Far from it.

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