Tag Archives: European Union

The Sad Irony of Brexit

Though UK voters have changed their tune on Brexit, there is little chance that it will be reversed.

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Less Europe?

The EU does not always need more members and deeper integration. Less could be more in the end.

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When a Trade Agreement Represents a Global Vision

By moving forward with the bilateral trade deal, Japan and the EU are making clear that the global appetite for trade deals outside of the U.S. remains strong.

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Brexit: How Trump Strengthens the Case of the Remainers

The Leavers’ hopes for a bilateral trade deal with the United States always seemed very iffy. After Trump’s UK visit, they are now wholly unrealistic.

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Six Ways How Trump Gets Trade and Europe Wrong

What Europe earns by selling goods to the U.S., it spends on licensing fees for U.S. technology and on U.S. services. Nothing unfair here.

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A European Future for the Balkans? Detoured Yet Again?

The upcoming European Council Summit may well focus on migration — rather than the enlargement issue.

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Battleground Britain: Brexit’s Three Dimensions

Sorting out political Brexit, economic and commercial Brexit as well as geopolitical Brexit.

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Italy: The Master of Its Fate

If Italy’s government tames its radical instincts it could be allowed to get away with a few things. But if it is confrontational with the EU it will be heading for trouble.

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Germany’s Coming Macron Migration Policy Shocker

Germany’s SPD has long seen Macron as a beacon of hope. But his stance on migration policy will greatly frustrate them – and rob Angela Merkel of her European cover.

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Bernard-Henri Lévy: A False Prophet

The man who gave us the disaster of Libya is no help against Brexit.

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