What would a "Brexit" mean for the EU?

Friday, Mar 4, 2016
by vrosenth

On Feb. 19, British Prime Minister David Cameron struck a deal with European leaders to give Britain "special status" within the European Union should it decide to remain part of the 28-nation economic and political alliance.

The United Kingdom has long been threatening to leave the EU, and with a June 23 referendum on the horizon, a British exit — or "Brexit" — is a strong possibility.

Harold James, the Claude and Lore Kelly Professor in European Studies and a professor of history and international affairs at Princeton University and faculty affiliate of the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance answered questions about Cameron's recent deal and the likelihood of the U.K. leaving the EU. Read more at WWS Reacts.

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