The Dutch election is neither a victory for liberalism nor a victory for racism, but a victory for frustration, anger, anxiety and resentment.
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Anand Menon discusses linkages between domestic politics and international relations, the impact of Brexit on EU politics, and the disruptive rise of Eurosceptic parties.
London’s ability to secure a trade deal with India has been complicated by an issue at the heart of the Brexit debate: immigration.
The Dutch elections will not lead to the start of a “patriotic spring” of the European populist far right, but may instead signal a rebalancing of European politics.
Because of divergent nationalist agendas, the creation of a stable and unified alliance between right-wing populist parties seems highly unlikely.
Concerns remain that the territories could find themselves attached to a weaker and more isolated UK, which may well damage their own future security and prosperity.
When it comes to a re-assertion of nations, states or nation-states we may not see clear or uniform patterns.
The global liberal order still represents the best option for a peaceful and prosperous future, but it will need to be reformed or it will become moribund.
Nowhere will be hit harder by Brexit than Gibraltar.
The liberal-internationalist and technocratic-integrationist versions of globalization are too brittle to serve as viable, long-term sources of legitimacy.
Contemporary populists are looking backwards, hoping to fix our problems by drawing from a medical toolkit from a previous century.
The Irish government will have to tread a careful line during the Article 50 negotiations, choosing a path that lies somewhere between the UK and the EU.