The UK and EU have agreed to a ‘flexible’ extension until 31 October 2019. Achieving a domestic consensus on the terms of the UK’s departure, however, continues to present significant challenges to Prime Minister May.
This policy brief examines the accelerated development of Common Security and Defence policy in the two years following the publication of the ‘EU Global Strategy’, which has resulted in closer cooperation on security and defence issues.
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