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Mayday! Post-Brexit Britain Courts Gulf Despots

With Britain’s post-Brexit economic outlook uncertain, Prime Minister Theresa May was doing her best this week to drum up trade prospects in the Persian Gulf. But her assiduous courting of the monarchs and emirs in what is perhaps the most despotic region in the world spells, ironically, a Mayday distress signal for an intensification of…

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble warns the UK faces stiff rules on tax breaks and prolonged EU payments. Such threats are nothing more than an extortion attempt by the EU on the UK. Schäuble’s threats are laughable because they are unenforceable, yet extremely serious because of likely end results.   Please consider yet another foolish…