Douglas Carswell, M.P., has presented the case for “Why Britain Needs A Strong America.” My own contribution to this forum might equally well be titled “Why America Needs a Strong Britain.” I hold that both propositions are true. The actual title I chose is “After the Brexit,” “Brexit” being the term which has arisen lately to describe the idea of a complete British exit from the European Union, but this should not be taken to mean that I am predicting with any certainty that Britain will leave the European Union. I do not pretend to be a prophet. If I were forced to estimate what I thought the odds are of a complete British exit, it would be somewhere between 40 to 60 percent that it will leave the European Union by the year 2020. The actual outcome, however, is so very dependent on events that such a...

 

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