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Cameron Fighting the EU and His Own Party: Preparing for Brexit

  • Rudolf G. Adam
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Abstract

David Cameron hoped to heal the rift within his own party with the help of a referendum. He was under mounting pressure from UKIP. After winning the referendum on Scottish independence with a safe margin—against all expectations—he felt confident about winning an EU referendum with the same strategy of intimidation and unsettling threats. He kept stoking expectations that he was unable to fulfil. He remained isolated with his ideas of EU reform.

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  • Rudolf G. Adam
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  1. 1.Prien, ChiemseeGermany

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