What Afghanistan tells us about Brexit

Biedermann, Ferry (2021) What Afghanistan tells us about Brexit. Birmingham City University, Centre for Brexit Studies Blog.

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The post-Brexit ructions keep coughing up amusing little titbits on both sides of the Channel and the North Sea but, really, who can freely indulge in schadenfreude over empty supermarket shelves and the prospect of a turkey-free Christmas while Afghanistan is going on? Sure, we Europeans can smack our lips at stories of the great McDonalds milkshake shortage in the UK or even, more seriously, a lack of blood sample bottles. But it’s tough to enjoy those little misfortunes while desperate Afghans are fleeing for their lives, which they had often risked in the first place to work with their American, UK and European allies.

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27 August 2021Published Online
Uncontrolled Keywords: Centre for Brexit Studies, CBS, Brexit, BCU, EU, European Union, UK, Birmingham City University, UK Government, UK politics
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-03 - politics > CAH15-03-01 - politics
Divisions: Research, Innovation, Enterprise and Professional Services > Centre for Brexit Studies
Depositing User: Alex De Ruyter
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2022 16:36
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2022 16:36
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/12893

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