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Old Posted Oct 15, 2019, 6:07 PM
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Originally Posted by wave46 View Post

Definitely the formation of the EU cause the British to move closer to them - not being a part of that huge economic bloc would leave them cold on the outside, economically speaking.

Trying to keep trade going with the remnants of a former Empire spanning a globe whose members had stronger ties with regional partners would be a fool's errand. That's not how logistic networks operate in the late-20th and early 21st centuries.
Well, I guess we'll see how the opposite view to that one works out for the Brits over the next little while!
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