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Brexidiocy and Somalia

De Waal, Alex (2018) Brexidiocy and Somalia. Conflict Research Management (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.

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Additional Information: © 2018 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Conflict and Civil Society
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Date Deposited: 13 May 2021 13:03
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:05

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