Brexit Update: the fallout in the UK and beyond, the future of the European Union, & more

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Guests: Mauro Guillén and Sebastian Mallaby

To many in the United Kingdom and Europe, the unthinkable has happened: Britain has voted to leave the European Union. Prime Minister David Cameron has announced his intention to resign, former mayor of London, Boris Johnson, a cheerleader of the pro-departure voters, has declined to run for the country’s top office, and some voters already seem disillusioned with their choice. “Brexit” has sparked a tsunami of questions about Britain’s relationship with Europe going forward, and has left other UK countries, like Scotland and Northern Ireland, pondering ways to remain in the EU. To add to all of that, the British vote caused a major drop in the value of sterling, and has many nervous that a political and economic crisis is looming on the island. We’ll talk with SEBASTIAN MALLABY, of The Council on Foreign Relations, about how the shocking referendum could serve as a tipping point in global politics. And we’ll dig deeper into how Brexit could fracture an already fragile Europe, with The Wharton School’s MAURO GUILLÉN.

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