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The Global Order After the Brexit

MIN READJun 28, 2016 | 08:00 GMT

French President Francois Hollande (L), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi met June 27 to discuss the United Kingdom's referendum vote to leave the European Union. Buyer's remorse was the refrain in the wake of the June 23 Brexit vote.
French President Francois Hollande (L), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi met June 27 to discuss the United Kingdom's referendum vote to leave the European Union. Buyer's remorse was the refrain in the wake of the June 23 Brexit vote.

(JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Buyer's remorse was the refrain in the wake of the June 23 Brexit vote. A narrow 52 percent of British citizens voted to leave the European Union. That is to say 48 percent of the 33 million British citizens who felt compelled to vote believed they were better off staying in the European Union. Such a close vote on such a fateful decision with such global impact naturally yielded disbelief on the island and beyond....

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