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Allow Brits to apply directly for EU citizenship An open letter to the EU presidents For the attention of: Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission Donald Tusk, President of the European Robert Fico, Prime Minister of Slovakia, representing the incoming Presidency of the EU Council Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament Koen Lenaerts,… » read more

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Communicating Brexit

Guest blog post by Stavros Papagianneas, Managing Director at StP Communications. A few days ago, Labour MP Jo Cox has been shot dead in the UK by a man shouting “Britain First“. Both “Stronger In” and “Vote Leave” camps suspended campaigning following the incident, for a few days. It was the tragic apotheosis of a… » read more

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Guest blog post by Bendt Bendtsen MEP, Gunnar Hökmark MEP, Krišjanis Karins MEP, Tunne Kelam MEP, Gabrielius Landsbergis MEP, Henna Virkunnen MEP. We, six Nordic and Baltic members of the European Parliament, are great admirers of the UK and its heritage. From Shakespeare via the Scottish enlightenment to Monty Python (not to mention Yes Minister),… » read more

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Guest blog post by Yves Bertoncini, director of the Jacques Delors Institute. The Dutch “no” expressed on 6 April 2016 revived the myth claiming that “Brussels” is incapable of acknowledging the outcomes of national referenda, which supposedly highlight a democratic split between the EU and its citizens. This myth conveys a triple denial of democracy… » read more

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Guest blog post by Guy Edwards, a co-director of the Climate and Development Lab at Brown. And Geoffrey Edwards, his father, emeritus reader in European studies at the University of Cambridge, England. Britain is being battered by a torrid and intensifying internal debate. This Thursday, Britons will vote on whether to remain part of the… » read more

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Guest blog post by Philip Geddes.   (I spent 10 years of my life as a European Correspondent for the FT’s TV News Service, and 15 years as an adviser to various parts of the European Commission. Many people have now asked me what my views on the EU Referendum are, so here goes). You… » read more

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Kosovo versus Brexit

Guest blog post by Alba Xhixha, Western Balkans specialist, Senior Communications and EU Affairs Manager at Aspect Consulting . It has become something of a truism over the years to say that the Western Balkan region is often associated with war and animosity. Of course, it is true that ethnic tensions flare up from time… » read more

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Guest blog post by Omeed Alerasool, Managing Editor of the Fellowship Program at Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. On June 23 2016, the United Kingdom will vote on whether to remain within the European Union. The impending ballot will not only shape the futures of Britain and Europe, but also that of the United States… » read more

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