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The Post-Brexit World Order

Just as Brexit marked the end of an era, it marks the beginning of a new one. And there is plenty of reason for both the United Kingdom and the European Union to doubt that it will be better.


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A transcript of this podcast follows:

Elmira Bayrasli: Welcome to Opinion Has It. I’m Elmira Bayrasli.

Archived recording: It’s riven the United Kingdom failed two British prime ministers and created political shockwaves across Europe.

EB: More than four years after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, Brexit is complete.

Boris Johnson, archived recording: And so I’m very excited to tell you this afternoon that we have completed the biggest trade deal yet worth 660 billion pounds a year.

Ursula von der Leyen, archived recording: It was a long and winding road, but we have got a good deal to show for it.