Speculation continues to grow that the European Union could break up due to mounting security threats, with the UK being the first to leave.
With fears mounting that ISIS’ presence in the European Union is far greater than previously believed, hard-liners from France to Britain have pointed to Tuesday’s attacks in Brussels as fresh evidence of the potential dangers associated with the EU’s open-border policies. The prospect of Britons voting for a “Brexit” at a June referendum increased in wake of the deadly attacks, fueling speculation such sentiment will spread to other EU member states, threatening the long-term viability of the Union.
This week’s Investing.com comic depicts just that. The caption is, “Amid growing security threats and Brexit fears, will the European Union survive?”’