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Why Brexit could be Britain’s biggest diplomatic disaster

Leaving Europe could be Britain's biggest diplomatic disaster since losing America

By Anatole Kaletsky   December 2015

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Now read Peter Kellner on why Britain could really vote to leave

Ask any divorced couple whether their relationship would have been different had they never married. Actually, don’t bother asking, since the answer is obvious. Strangely, most Conservative politicians do not seem to understand this—and neither do 48 per cent of British voters. That is the number, according to recent opinion polls, who want a divorce from the European Union.

Many of these voters seem to consider British exit (or Brexit) a cost-free option that would…

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