Brexit: the Divorce

GMA 400L - Senior Seminar Research Lab

The United Kingdom has chosen to leave the European Union. This exit will cause inevitable change on both the European Union and the United Kingdom. The future policies of the United Kingdom follow a path set out in history that has been analyzed and studied by political science scholars and theorists. As the United Kingdom leaves they will set out on a trip that will alter their history and determine a new line of policy that they have not experienced before. New agreements will need to be made to deal with the military obligations, military security, border control, immigration, tourism, fishing, trade, the economy, and foreign direct investment. All of these will change in the coming years as the United Kingdom fully separates from the bonds of the European Union that has been constricting the United Kingdom. Using three scenarios the United Kingdom could fall into one of these transforming their international relations, as well as the international system.