As the reality of Brexit sinks in, the European Union faces unprecedented challenges. While the end-times scenario painted by European leaders in the run-up to Britain’s referendum was a wild exaggeration, urgent and determined action is needed to avoid the fragmentation that threatens the European project.
All eyes are on German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she takes on an uprated leadership role for the Union. This is what her to-do list should look like:
Rule out more special deals
Avoiding a free-for-all clamour from member states hoping to negotiate special membership arrangements is a top priority. It will demand an especially delicate balancing …read more
Source: The Conversation