ERG

Total 28 Posts

Brexit, beached.

13 min read
With Trump and Cummings going the Brexit project is beached on the mudflaps of history, and with its deepest flaws about ‘independence’ ever clearer Boris Johnson can no longer duck the choice of purism or pragmatism, writes Professor Chris Grey.

Bus-crashing as a negotiation technique.

5 min read
There really only can be three options to explain this diplomatic equivalent of taking a leak on the head of the other side, Professor Simon Usherwood writes.

The sillier season.

11 min read
Professor Chris Grey’s Brexit analysis on how the Channel migrants panic links back to the 2016 Referendum and forward to post-Brexit international co-operation, IDS et al’s ‘Millwall’ approach to diplomacy, and the US and Japan trade deals.

Brexit gets more real, Brexiters get more unrealistic.

11 min read
Professor Chris Grey’s Brexit analysis on the Border Operating Model and “Let’s Get Going” campaign, and the Ultras’ latest push to replace the “poison pill” Withdrawal Agreement, re-write history, and re-fight old battles.

Under cover of Brexit.

11 min read
Professor Chris Grey’s analysis on how voting for Brexit had consequences people should have known but that, as the Sedwill/Frost episode illustrates, it is also being used as cover for things that were never entailed by voting for it.

Four years on, we need a whole new Brexit debate.

13 min read
Professor Chris Grey’s latest Brexit analysis. With the Referendum mandate now fully discharged the debate isn’t about whether to ‘remain’ or to ‘leave’ but about the nature of the future UK-EU relations, and it needn’t be set by the Brexiters.

Brexit Britain risks heading to international pariahdom.

12 min read
Professor Chris Grey’s Brexit analysis on the reputational damage of treating the Political Declaration and, worse, the Withdrawal Agreement as irrelevant; on the Terminator-like ERG; and how this matters for the UK’s global relationships.
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