International

07/01/2016 - 1:00pm

    It has been forever since Britain was single, and there will be many lonesome and disorienting nights ahead.

    Maybe we should fix it up with Switzerland.

    Not immediately, of course. The divorce from the...

06/23/2016 - 8:00pm

    British voters face a momentous choice on Thursday, when they'll vote on whether to remain in the European Union. A decision to leave might badly hurt the economy, which relies on Europe for trade and investment -- but the repercussions would go wider than that....

06/23/2016 - 7:30pm

    The doomsday narrative of British Prime Minister David Cameron, the Bank of England and their official friends around the world is setting a course for a self-fulfilling financial panic. They insist that the British economy will be permanently poorer and global markets...

06/23/2016 - 7:00pm

    "It's the economy, stupid." Since Bill Clinton's campaign coined that phrase nearly a quarter century ago, it has become a kind of mantra for Western politicians. I've seen it translated into multiple languages, used by politicians of the right...

06/23/2016 - 6:30pm

    Here's what the world could look like on June 24 if the "Leave" camp won the previous day's referendum on whether the U.K. should continue to be part of the European Union:

    The foreign...

06/23/2016 - 6:00pm

    British polls have swung toward an "in" vote since the murder of parliament member Jo Cox, a predictable shift toward stability. It may be time to switch from imagining post-Brexit dystopias to picturing a Europe with Britain still in it. That's almost an...

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