Andrea Leadsom, like many other Brexiters, believes the Irish border backstop could be replaced by a technological solution, what Brussels regards as “magical thinking” on the British side. [Read now...]
The House of Representatives speaker repeatedly said the UK can forget about a trade deal with the US if it fails to meet its obligations to the Good Friday Agreement. [Read now...]
In a quiet week the Pelosi delegation reminded us: that Brexit isn’t just Brexit, of the symbolic importance of a UK-US trade deal, and of fantasies about the Irish border. Plus brief thoughts on the European Parliamentary elections. [Read now...]
Two scholars examined days of parliamentary debate to learn how British MPs talk about the ‘Irish backstop’ and maintaining peace in Northern Ireland. [Read now...]
Bloody Sunday: As former British soldier faces murder charges, Northern Ireland still divided by legacy of violence.
Dr. Connal Parr explains why a broad amnesty for Northern Ireland’s Troubles remains unlikely. [Read now...]