CIVIL WORDS TO START DIVORCE PROCEEDINGS
In the end, the letter that triggered Brexit was neither long nor short, neither fair nor foul. It restated several things we already knew about what British Prime Minister Theresa May was seeking and planning — the U.K. will leave the single market, for example — but brought in new intricacies, such as an explicit desire to include financial services in any future trade deal, and some not-so-veiled threats over the issue of continued security co-operation. How will it all pan out? We should have an answer by March 29, 2019.