ukbrexitphoto9Dr Glen Segell
(Research Fellow, Ezri Center for Iran & Persian Gulf Studies, University of Haifa, Israel)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr)
Publication date: 4 January 2019

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Re-search Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

Introduction

The political leadership of the United Kingdom (UK) has announced intentions to leave the European Union (EU) on 29 March 2019 - BREXIT. [1] In doing so, it would be remapping its own, EU and NATO security arrangements. Security is a very broad term that includes social security and welfare just as much as domestic and external security for policing and defense of the state and its citizens. [2] It is in nobody’s interests, not even the UK’s, to walk away from the broad nature of all such security cooperation in Europe, especially not defense capability and defense industrial cooperation...Read more