Tag Archives: European Union

Brexit “Deal”: Not Even the End of the Beginning for UK and EU

Years and years of negotiations about the future UK-EU relations lie ahead — if the ambitions are ever to be set into an international treaty.

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The Global Economy as a Wild Card?

How is Europe impacted by transatlantic and U.S.-Chinese trade tensions and by trade with China itself?

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There Goes Viktor Orban Again

Hungary’s Viktor Orban isn’t a defender of anybody’s rights. He is an unvarnished unilateralist and, like Putin, a world-class cynic.

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EU: Stop Wasting Time on Brexit

An EU-UK deal is impossible to find because there is no majority in the UK for any sensible solution to the Brexit mess.

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Nick Clegg: Facebook’s New Lobbyist

Former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has been bought up by the Silicon Valley giant to mollify the EU.

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Greece’s Alexis Tsipras: A Remarkably Solid Politician

Alexis Tsipras admired Hugo Chavez. Then he became Greece’s Prime Minister. Now, he’s Washington’s good friend.

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EU Unemployment Reinsurance: Olaf Scholz`s Trial Balloon

Establishing a European Unemployment Reinsurance Fund carries the risk that it might be used to circumvent unpopular national-level decisions on structural reforms.

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If the UK Stays…

Britain and the EU

Evaluating the prospects of “No Brexit.”

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German Lessons for Britain on EU Workers’ Freedom of Movement

It is ludicrous to blame Angela Merkel’s refugee policies for strengthening the Brexit vote. The wave of xenophobia was the result of the UK’s own administrative ineptitude.

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Macedonia’s Make or Break Deal?

The failure of the referendum in Macedonia should send strong signals to the European Union about the decline of its allure in the Western Balkans.

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