By Richard Bernstein International Herald Tribune BERLIN The U.S. secretary of state, Condoleezza Rice, did what was expected by many people in Europe after her meetings with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and other German officials. She gave reassurances that the United States would not tolerate torture and, while not admitting mistakes, promised to correct […]
After French and Dutch voters rejected the draft treaty establishing a constitution for Europe last spring, there was no doubt that a crisis of unprecedented seriousness confronted the European Union….more
AUBERVILLIERS, France, Nov. 11 (UPI) — It still smells of smoke along the Rue Henri-Barbusse in the French suburb of Aubervilliers, but the skeletons of burned-out cars are cold now and look oddly like randomly parked pieces of modern sculpture in the shadow of the giant Quatre-Chemins housing estate that saw some of the worst […]
Le général Casey, le commandant des forces américaines en Irak, a annoncé que les Etats-Unis entendent commencer un retrait «réellement significatif» de leurs forces armées hors d’Irak juste après l’établissement d’un gouvernement constitutionnel par les élections prévues pour décembre….more
IS THERE A LIMIT TO EUROPEAN UNION ENLARGEMENT?