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As Germany and France Come Apart, So Too Will the EU

When is a nation-state no longer a functional state? It’s an interesting question to ask of the European nation-states trapped in the devolving European Union. Longtime correspondent Mark G. recently posed seven indicators of dissolving national sovereignty; here’s his commentary: “RE: The … Continue reading

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The Decline and Fall of the European Union

That a single currency, the euro, would fracture rather than unite Europe was understood long before the euro’s introduction as legal tender on January 1, 2002. The euro, the currency of 19 of the 28 member states of the European Union, … Continue reading

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Erdogan Tries to Bully EU on Visa Free Travel Deal – More Bizarre than Ever

By Michael Collins President  Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey could be headed for troubled waters after a series of seeming victories against the European Union, NATO, and the United States if he blows his latest big deal. (Image; Ggia CC … Continue reading

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