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Another Brexit deal is another gamble for another prime minister

By Stephen Castle

23 Feb 2023 · 5 min read

Editor's Note

The question of how to negotiate the U.K.'s post-Brexit border with Ireland has bedeviled past prime ministers, and it may now end up undermining Rishi Sunak. The NYT explains.

LONDON — Brexit destroyed the careers of two recent British prime ministers, so resolving one of its most poisonous legacies was never going to be easy for the latest, Rishi Sunak.

Predictably enough, it is not going to plan.

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