Brexit Could End Up Strengthening the European Union

A European Union flag, with a hole cut in the middle, flies at half-mast outside a home in Knutsford Cheshire after the historic June 23 EU referendum, in Knutsford, U.K., on June 24, 2016. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
A European Union flag, with a hole cut in the middle, flies at half-mast outside a home in Knutsford Cheshire after the historic June 23 EU referendum, in Knutsford, U.K., on June 24, 2016. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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