The Weekly Stripe – 14.12.18

The ongoing Brexit debacle demonstrates Donald Trump is absolutely right: there is an art to doing a deal.  

This original NYT review of Donald Trump’s book demonstrates the President’s belief in the “I win-you lose” negotiation tradition 

According to negotiation expert Calum Coburn, however, there are at least 4 other negotiation styles

This nuanced BBC programme on the current Brexit situation discusses the complexity of negotiating grey areas on the basis of a black and white referendum

The splitting of EU withdrawal agreement from the trade negotiations has possibly limited opportunities for agreement through ‘logrolling’ 

But even if a Brexit deal is struck the Paris Accord on climate change demonstrates that may not be the end of the negotiations