As the United Kingdom prepares for what could be a historic referendum on its E.U. membership in June, pressing questions abound. A vote to leave — however unlikely polling suggests it is — would bring with it a host of unknowns. These range from the potentially disastrous effect of a so-called Brexit on England’s economy to a widepsread erosion of confidence in the E.U. Anand Menon, a leading authority on U.K.-E.U. relations, games out some of the likely consequences. These extend far beyond Europe.
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Anand Menon is professor of European politics and foreign affairs at King’s College.