Why Trump’s victory should change our Brexit strategy

With the west’s future in the balance, we must not destabilise the EU further

By Ian Kearns  

Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis ©Brian Lawless/PA Wire/PA Images

Donald Trump’s election victory has demonstrated just how myopic the UK’s Brexit debate really is. While the details of our future trading relationship with Europe are vital, the bigger picture is that the future of the west now hangs in the balance, darkening the already difficult context in which Brexit negotiations will take place. How Brexit happens in fact will now…

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