“Brexit”: Will the UK Leave the EU?
British Prime Minister David Cameron will be traveling to the European Union Summit in hopes of striking a deal on reforms intended to keep the UK in the EU. When he returns home, the debate over a possible UK exit, or “Brexit,” from the EU will resume with the possibility of a referendum before the end of the year. Wilson Center Fellow, Michelle Egan provides a briefing on the situation in this edition of Wilson Center NOW.
Global Europe Program
The Global Europe Program addresses vital issues affecting the European continent, U.S.-European relations, and Europe’s ties with the rest of the world. It does this through scholars-in-residence, seminars, policy study groups, media commentary, international conferences and publications. Activities cover a wide range of topics, from the role of NATO, the European Union and the OSCE to European energy security, trade disputes, challenges to democracy, and counter-terrorism. The program investigates European approaches to policy issues of importance to the United States, including globalization, digital transformation, climate, migration, global governance, and relations with Russia and Eurasia, China and the Indo-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Read more