Five risks as Britain enters dangerous waters, Digital currency and the new cold war, and more
THE WEEKEND REVIEW
Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world
7-11 September 2020, Vol.11 Ed.35
Five risks as Britain enters dangerous waters: The UK government is venturing into highly dangerous waters with its declared intention to ‘break international law’ in redrawing the agreement on leaving the EU. The episode, with strong overtones of Johnson’s 2019 judicial clash over suspending parliament, underlines the prime minister’s recklessness on matters vitally affecting Britain’s strategic weight in the world. His palpable inability to steer his government consistently in a strategically viable direction brings him risks on multiple fronts, write David Marsh and John Orchard.