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Nicolai von Ondarza
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is Head of the European Research Division at the German Institute for International and Security Studies (SWP) in Berlin.

The United Kingdom’s departure from the EU is the greatest political success for opponents of European integration. Paradoxically, however, Brexit is forcing EU-skeptical parties …


With the May government deeply divided, it’s the remaining EU-27 who determine the make-up of the future EU-UK relationship.


Brussels shouldn’t leave Brexit to the British; it’s time for the EU to define its interests.


Berlin and Brussels would do well to think deeply about the consequences and finer points of the EU-UK divorce.