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Britain divides but doesn’t rule

Westminster is too busy fighting itself to exploit Franco-German Brexit rift.

  • Paul Taylor
  • Politico

PARIS — Britain has finally managed to split France and Germany over Brexit after nearly three years in which the two continental powers marched in lockstep.

The trouble for the U.K. is that it is too busy fighting itself over the future it wants with the European Union to take advantage of the rift.

Cracks between French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared last month, after British Prime Minister Theresa May requested a delay in the…

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