Posts Tagged: EU
The EU needs to increase funding to help out the economically dislocated, or it will face more exits.
Whatever party ends up on top in the Spanish election, it will have to form a coalition, thus ending the reign of the two-party system that has dominated the country since Franco.
A likely vote of no confidence in Portugal’s hard-right government will signify whether voters in the EU can still choose their own government.
Can the EU coalesce around the need to save migrant lives at risk in the Mediterranean?
The deal that was cut in Brussels buys Greece valuable time.
Nearly one-fifth of seats in the European Parliament will now be held by parties devoted to destroying it from within.
Events appear to be moving toward a political solution to the East-West standoff over Ukraine. But as Clausewitz once noted: “Against stupidity, no amount of planning will prevail.”
Even as we condemn the introduction of Russian troops in Crimea, we have to remember that the Cold War is over—and both sides must act that way.
The very fact that Ukrainian protesters can oust their leader and plunge their country into political uncertainty testifies to the diminished influence of the major international players trying to control outcomes in Kiev.
As Ukraine reaches a breaking point, there's a lot more to discuss about U.S. policy than a simple F-bomb.