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Brexit: A brief history of the backstop
London wanted multiple technical fixes and the future relationship to fix the border, Ireland and the EU wanted "principles" and "commitments" this side of the divorce.
UK  EU  Brexit  negotiations  backstop  borders  Ireland  NorthernIreland  customsUnion  singleMarket  GoodFridayAgreement  regulatoryAlignment  MayTheresa  VaradkarLeo  veto  politics 
october 2018 by petej
The bad old days will end: Continent Cut Off.
"Of all the ideas to come out of the 19th century, you would be hard pressed to find one that has resulted in quite so as much human misery as has nationalism."
EU  Europe  veto  treaty  fiscalCompact  UK  CameronDavid  nationalism  internationalism 
december 2011 by petej

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