As Brexit Unfolds, Can the United Kingdom Stay United?

As Brexit Unfolds, Can the United Kingdom Stay United?
Republican posters opposing Brexit, West Belfast, Northern Ireland, Feb. 28, 2017 (AP photo by Peter Morrison).

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s senior editor, Frederick Deknatel, and associate editor, Robbie Corey-Boulet, discuss Donald Trump’s decision to launch airstrikes in Syria in response to this week’s chemical weapons attack. For the Report, Andrew Whitworth and Matthias Matthijs talk with Peter Dörrie about whether, with the Brexit process formally underway, England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland can stay united.

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