How would Scottish independence impact the UK as a global actor?

With the Scottish National Party and the Greens having won a pro-independence majority in Edinburgh the question of a renewed independence referendum is back on the table. But what impact would this have on UK foreign policy? To unpack this issue, Europe Center senior fellow Ben Judah spoke to Emma Ashford, a resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s New American Engagement Initiative and a columnist at Foreign Policy.

What would it mean for Trident? For Britain’s relationship with the United States? And for the overall Atlantic alliance?

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