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Clive Crook

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/ Sep 22, 2014

Union could unravel over devolution pressure

If the Scottish nationalists had won, they'd have started a risky, costly transition to independence, but the final destination would have been clear. The unionists' victory avoids that short-term pain but prolongs the constitutional uncertainty.

/ Aug 19, 2014

U.K. should stay in EU until they beg it to leave

The European Union moves under a seemingly irresistible momentum to strengthen its institutions even as it fails to integrate in ways that a well-run single-currency area needs. The best course for Britain is to continue as an EU member for the economic benefits until ...