"I think that Obama is really more responsible than anyone else for the British vote," Hudson told Sputnik. "Obama's […] militarism kipped the balance," he added.
On Thursday, the United Kingdom held a referendum to determine whether the country would remain a part of the EU bloc. The results of the referendum, which were revealed on Friday, saw the Leave campaign win almost 52% of the votes and prompted PM David Cameron to announce his upcoming resignation.
"I think that many voters in England didn't want that kind of future that Europe offered. For the economy it means that the euro zone is turning into a debt zone. It's going to continue to be run by austerity and I think one of the things that pushed the no-vote in Britain was the fact that they said: we need our own central bank to create our own money. We want to avoid austerity and if there is any way of avoiding austerity it's to not join with the euro," the expert said.
Although a majority of Northern Irish voters supported retaining membership of the 28-nation bloc, support for Brexit in England and Wales outweighed resistance to the move in Northern Ireland and Scotland.
"I think what kipped the balance in the last few days were all of the banks and leading businessmen saying it would be a disaster for England to leave. And that let the voters say: We want a disaster for the banks, we want a disaster for you, guys," the expert said.
According to the expert, the withdrawal from the European Union could have positive consequences for the country. It would stop the inflow of migrants, weaken the power of the banks over the rest of the economy as well as strengthen other economic sectors.