Brexit, the E.U. and the “Special Relationship” of the U.S./U.K.

by Charles Hugh Smith
Of Two Minds

Any clique in the E.U. that thinks the U.S. will sit idly by while they “punish” the U.K. had better recalibrate their core interests and the potential for blowback.

One constant in a fast-shifting global chess board is the special relationship between the United Kingdom and the United States. The term special relationship defines a close collaboration diplomatically, militarily and financially.

Some might go so far as to speak of an Anglo-American Empire in terms of finance.

Needless to say, this special relationship impacts the European Union and the longer term impacts of Brexit.

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