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Brexidiocy and Somalia

De Waal, Alex (2018) Brexidiocy and Somalia. Conflict Research Programme Blog (15 Nov 2018). Blog Entry.

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Somalia is a sad illustration of how Brexit is tangibly reducing British influence internationally. The general rule of thumb for EU policy in Africa has been that it is determined one third by France, one third by the UK and one third by the rest. This gave the UK disproportionate influence. The UK has taken the lead on the European policy towards Somalia, making it the flagship of British policy in Africa. But its influence has depended heavily on the EU.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author
Divisions: International Development
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
D History General and Old World > DT Africa
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2019 15:45
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2023 00:23

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