A twist of fate called Brexit

Pakistan Observer - - INTERNATIONAL -

from the bat­tle­field is some­thing lack­ing no­bil­ity.

Cameron has now left it to some­one else to solve the prob­lem he caused. His res­ig­na­tion is not a pun­ish­ment, but a res­cue, be­cause to lead the coun­try pub­lic and pro­vide in­ac­cu­rate trends. Badly con­ducted sur­veys are dan­ger­ous for ref­er­en­dums.

Brexit is wrong even though one should ad­mit that the Euro­pean Union is not an ideal struc­ture and that its po­lit­i­cal sys­tem does not work prop­erly. In­stead of har­mo­niz­ing the poli­cies of the mem­ber states, it fol­lows the dik­tat of Brus­sels, dom­i­nated by Ber­lin over en­tire Europe. And if one adds to this cock­tail the in­flu­ence Wash­ing­ton ex­erts on Brus­sels, then in my opin­ion, it pushes the EU in a di­rec­tion most fa­vor­able to the US. Ei­ther way, the po­lit­i­cal im­per­fec­tion of the union is ob­vi­ous.

But its eco­nomic com­po­nent, the free­dom of move­ment with­out lim­i­ta­tions, op­por­tu­nity to work wher­ever you want within the bor­ders of the Union – all of this is some­thing that should not be wasted.

The sys­tem needs to be safe­guarded by all par­ties in­volved. And to refuse the ad­van­tages of the eco­nomic unity and so­cial mo­bil­ity ap­pears wrong, if not silly.

The Brexit vote is a blot in the his­tory of in­te­gra­tion and glob­al­iza­tion. This is now be­gin­ning of a new chap­ter for the Euro­pean Union. It ap­pears that the coun­tries are not only will­ing to join this union but to leave as well.

The pos­si­bil­ity of domino ef­fect re­mains. To cope up with these, coun­tries would pre­fer to close their bor­ders and try to tackle chal­lenges at a na­tional level.

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