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UK Parliament Suspended: Government Releases No-Deal Contingency Plans

September 12, 2019

Episode Notes:

In the U.K., since Monday, the House of Commons has been suspended in what is expected to be the longest suspension in the modern era. Yesterday, Boris Johnson's government was forced to publicly release its no-deal exit contingency plan.

Erik Jones, Director of European and Eurasian Studies and Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University, joins the WarCast to clarify the situation and discuss the government's contingency plan.

[ 0:17 ] Introduction
[ 0:54 ] The path to extended prorogation
[ 2:32 ] Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings' strategy
[ 4:10 ] Details of the no-deal exit contingency
[ 6:32 ] Probability of exiting without a deal
[ 9:00 ] How major trading partners are preparing

Follow Erik on Twitter: @Erik_Jones_SAIS

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