Brexit Heightens Uncertainty for the EU, but Alarmism Might Be Premature

Brexit Heightens Uncertainty for the EU, but Alarmism Might Be Premature
Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK Independence Party speaks to the media on College Green, London, June 24, 2016 (AP photo by Matt Dunham).

In this week’s Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and host Peter Dörrie discuss the impact of the Brexit vote on the European Union and on the U.K.’s international role. For the Report, Richard Weitz joins us to talk about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s efforts to shore up ties with China.


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Relevant Articles on WPR:

Dysfunctional Democracy and Referenda: The Case of Brexit

Cameron’s Brexit Referendum Ploy Could Lead to Broader EU Reforms
Brexit Raises Economic and Security Fears in Central and Eastern Europe
Scottish Independence Back on the Table as Brexit Gains Momentum
Can Vladimir Putin Solve Russia’s China Dilemma?

Trend Lines is produced, edited and hosted by Peter Dörrie, a freelance journalist and analyst focusing on security and resource politics in Africa. You can follow him on Twitter at @peterdoerrie.

Additional Audio Credits:

Financial Times: Chinese companies cross into Russia
AP: Russia, China Sign Gas Deal Worth $400 Billion
CCTV: President Xi meets with President Putin
Al Jazeera English: Inside Story – Russia and China: A NATO of the East?

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