June 27, 2016

Brexit to Complicate Trans-Atlantic Cooperation

Featuring Julianne Smith

Source: The Wall Street Journal

Journalist Carol E. Lee

WASHINGTON—The U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union dramatically expands the portfolio of foreign-policy challenges the next U.S. president will inherit, complicating critical decisions to address instability across the globe.

President Barack Obama is unexpectedly embarking on a high-stakes effort during his last months in office to work out what a senior administration official called “alternative pathways” for Europe, an effort that accelerates during a trip to Poland next week.


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  • Julianne Smith

    Former Adjunct Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Security Program

    Julianne (“Julie”) Smith is a contributing editor to Foreign Policy, where she coedits “Shadow Government.” She is also a senior advisor at WestExec Advisors, an adjunct senio...