Great Britain bus in countryside

خروج بريطانيا من الإتحاد الأوروبي والعلاقة الخاصة

نيويورك - قرار ما إذا كانت بريطانيا ستظل جزءا من الاتحاد الأوروبي يعود بطبيعة الحال للشعب البريطاني وممثليه المنتخبين. ولكن تأثيره سيتجاوز المصالح البريطانية والأوروبية، ولذلك فإنه من المشروع و المناسب للأطراف الأخرى أن تتدخل.

لهذا اسمحوا لي ممارسة حقي كدخيل  في مناقشة ما يحدث للتعبير عن رأي واضح: من وجهة نظري (وكذا من وجهة نظر العديد من الأمريكيين الآخرين)، فإن قرار المملكة المتحدة بالخروج من الاتحاد الأوروبي سيكون غير مرغوب فيه - في الواقع، غير مرغوب فيه إلى حد كبير.

إنني أدرك المفارقة التي يمكن للبعض أن يلاحظها في هذا الرأي، باعتبار أن استقلال الولايات المتحدة نفسه جاء لما غادرت المستعمرات الأميركية بريطانيا العظمى. ولكن هذا كان في الماضي، وأنا أتكلم عن الآن، وسوف يستقبل خروج بريطانيا من أوروبا بكثير من الأسف والقلق من قبل أقرب حلفائها.

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