In our 15-minute Week in Review, I spoke with talkRADIO’s Paul Ross to explain the European Union’s lifeline to avoid a disastrous UK Brexit, and to dissect Donald Trump’s Twitter intervention recognizing Israeli sovereignty over Syria’s Golan Heights.

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What the EU has done is take the initiative back from Prime Minister Theresa May and to take away her threat to blow everything up with two stages: a short technical extension and — if the UK Government agrees to go through the European elections — a longer extension, probably to the end of the year.

The EU is pointing to either discussions for a very different deal, such as a customs union and single market, or the space for a option such as a General Election, a second referendum, or even revocation of Article 50 for withdrawal.

We also carefully set out the scale of the damage of a No Deal Brexit — “This is not Project Fear. This is reality” — before turning to Donald Trump and the Middle East.

See also Syria Daily, March 22: Trump — US Should Recognize Israel Annexation of Golan Heights