A socialist at Number 10 Downing Street is not even the most radical change to the U.K. that could be set in motion by the end of this week. Brexit has also made the breakup of the United Kingdom a strong and imminent possibility.
The U.K. government’s martial-law option for Brexit would allow government ministers to impose curfews and travel bans, confiscate private property, and deploy the armed forces to any U.K. location of their choosing.
LONDON -- As the drama over Brexit continues to reach new heights, the U.K. government has raised eyebrows by announcing that it will host 10,000 foreign troops for a massive military exercise beginning the day after Brexit had been set to take place. The announcement of the exercise has raised the specter of a post-Brexit “martial law”