NATO and Europeans Plot Path Ahead

The New York Times May 5, 2010 PARIS — An unusual online effort by NATO, the European Union, governments and research groups to ask a broader public for ideas on the future of Western security policy has produced a series of recommendations that call for NATO to develop a civilian arm and the European Union […]

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Barroso II swears oath to treaties and rights charter

EuropeanVoice.com March 4, 2010 The 27 members of the new European Commission, which started work on 10 February, swore a formal oath in Luxembourg today, pledging to act independently of national governments and to respect the EU’s treaties. They also swore for the first time to respect the Charter of Fundamental Rights, reflecting the legal […]

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Can the EU continue to muddle through?

Foreign Policy March 3, 2010 It’s really in vogue to predict the downfall of the European Union, and for good reason — they have had a truly awful 2010. Steve, like any good realist, predicts the stalling out of the European project. And he may very well be right. more

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