With Brexit, new challenges for U.S. grand strategy

I put together some very brief remarks for TheConversation.com on the stunning news of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.  My comments (read them here) focus on implications for US grand strategy:

U.S. grand strategy has just been dealt a double whammy.

Not only has America’s strongest ally in Europe just voted to relinquish its seat at the table in Brussels, but the new reality of Brexit means that decision-makers in Washington will now be having to fight fires in Europe instead of catering to more pressing geopolitical exigencies…

This commentary was republished by The New Republic, here.

For my longer National Interest piece on the domestic politics of Britain’s relationship with Europe, click here.