Thursday, January 14, 2016

British foreign policy and the EU: European integration has long had a security side to it

Piece below published first by the LSE's International Security Society and then by the LSE's Brexit Vote Blog.

"Britain’s security has long been shaped by its EU membership. Joining the European Economic Community in 1973 was, in part, a step forward for the security and stability it then offered. According to Tim Oliver, this hold true also today, when the UK is confronted with a very real possibility of a Brexit, with all its international repercussions. ... "