EU rules are designed to make it painful to leave – but it is possible to minimise the damage.
Posts by Garvan Walshe
Garvan Walshe was National and International Security Policy Adviser for the Conservative Party until 2008.Follow @
Like all fundamentalisms, democratic extremism takes a noble idea too far.
Far from providing a solution to mistrust of EU institutions, Brexiteers have done their best best to undermine trust in British ones.
Trump in the US, Le Pen in France, Hofer in Austria and Brexiteers in the UK all draw strength from the same source.
Brexiteers peddle myths to themselves, and this leads them to overstate the weakness of the EU.
To a movement used to overlooking the murder of millions, anti-Jewish prejudice and hatred is the mildest of sins.
And, just as importantly, can it be held against ISIS and whoever might come after them?
The Panama leak is a boost for tax puritans – and for people like John McDonnell, who are even worse.
Technical security, good intelligence and confidence in our values saw us through against communism. We need all of them to see the West through this again.
If people vote for the pork, that’s what we’re all getting, even those of us who preferred beef or vegetables.
Syrians will remember the promises we made and failed to keep for generations.
The lesson is not that military intervention never works – it is that it will fail strategically without proper reconstruction.
Even the main pro-independence parties are divided on how to go about leaving Spain.
The new deputy Crown Prince is green and has very, very ambitious plans.
Globalisation has divided rich countries economically. Trump speaks for those who have lost out.