May 30, 2018
By Sam Lowe; Ian Bond; Sophia Besch
On Brexit, TTIP and the City of London – The EU was keen to include financial services in TTIP, the proposed trade agreement with the US. Is its reluctance to do so with the UK mere hypocrisy? Trump and Europe: Atlantic hurricane season? – Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal adds further stress to the transatlantic relationship. European responses must avoid making things worse, for both sides’ sake. Can EU-UK defence negotiations be positive-sum? – It is clearly in Britain and the European Union’s mutual interest to continue working closely together on defence after Brexit.