UK Vote Leaves Brexit, Future Security Strategy Hanging

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British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party surprisingly lost a dozen seats in the House of Commons, the lower house of Parliament, in snap elections on Thursday. This calls into question Brexit negotiations and the UK’s future defense and security relationship with the European Union, as well as its internal security strategy.

May called for the general election in April – three years early – to gain a stronger hand in Brexit talks with the EU. Her Conservative Party had held a majority in Parliament with 330 seats, but it has now lost that position. No party now has a clear majority, and May is tasked with forming a new government, along with other parties in Parliament. 

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