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European Adventure – The Missing Variable

The Europe we live in today is the worst possible Europe apart from all the other Europes that have been tried from time to time. No European alliance, empire, commonwealth or community has endured forever, but we should want this … Continue reading

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Tsipras, a Political Master

Europe and the world should be taking a moment and reflect on the political mastery of Alexis Tsipras of Greece. In less than a year, Mr. Tsipras won two general elections, won a referendum and implemented contradictory policies, all this … Continue reading

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Juncker’s Trinity – Honesty, Unity and Solidarity

Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, made his first State of the Union before the European Parliament in Strasburg (read his address here). As he recalled in the early part of his address, the State of the Union is … Continue reading

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Dying for the European Union?

Can a national soldier be asked to die for the European Union? In other words, can a Hungarian soldier be sent under an EU flag on the battlefield for another national and/or European cause? With all the recent talks about … Continue reading

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It is Politics, Stupid!

“I really cannot remember, in all my time in European politics, whether I have come across a situation like this. This is really all about the European Union. If the EU is going to have any credible force, it is going … Continue reading

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Greece votes Oxi, Europe says Grexit

“All of us are responsible for the crisis and all of us have a responsibility to resolve it.” – President Donald Tusk, July 7th, 2015 Greek citizens voted in majority Oxi to the July 5th referendum. The question asked by the Tsipras government, … Continue reading

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Year in Review – A Relentless 2014

2014 has certainly been a complex and eventful year for the world; and 2015 already started at full throttle with the recent terrorist attacks in France. The relentless year was marked by a succession of events affecting directly or indirectly … Continue reading

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