A toxic mix of wishful thinking, brinksmanship, finger-pointing, and fatalism in July 1914 bear similarities to Brexit.
NATO leaders meet in Belgium today; many are worried about US President Trump’s habit of breaking diplomatic norms. History is filled with other leaders acting bullishly, often with poor results.
Those who favour Brexit imply it would be followed either by a European superstate or the collapse of the EU. Here’s why neither is in UK’s interests.