In light of the U.N. Summit on the Millennium Development Goals, Nonresident Senior Fellow Raj Desai gives reasons why many countries have been slow to make progress toward the 2015 targets. He states that the recent food and global economic crises have had an impact; and given these events, he does not see donor countries increasing their commitments within the next five years.
It’s hard for me to see how [a no deal Brexit] would benefit the EU at all. By nature of the single market, you’ve got a heavily integrated economy that would come to a screeching halt.