January 3, 2014

Watch Out Eurocrats, Here Come the Pirates!

Daniel Hannan, The Spectator

The Associated Press

The Brussels establishment see their diverse new opponents as just a bunch of extremists. They won't know what's hit them.

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TAGGED: European Parliament, European Union, Europe


December 31, 2013
Blame the EU for Allergies in Poland
Alex Berezow, The Economist
The European Union's Common Agricultural Policy gets a lot of flak. Critics lambast it for illogical subsidies, onerous regulations and vast expense. It might even cause allergies. more ››
January 1, 2014
Europeans United, in Hating Europe
Andrea Mammone, New York Times
It may seem bizarre that two far-right, nationalist politicians — Marine Le Pen of France and Geert Wilders of the Netherlands — have reached across borders to form a Pan-European group dedicated to weakening the... more ››
December 23, 2013
Merry Christmas, Europe -- You've Been Downgraded
Alex Berezow, RCW
The EU should not be lulled into a false sense of security because its long-term health is still uncertain. That message is true, regardless of how imperfect the messenger. more ››
December 21, 2013
The EU Needs Turkey
Soner Cagaptay, New York Times
The Turks are increasingly hubristic, and not just in the Middle East. Having seen their total G.D.P. more than double in the past decade, many Turks do not feel that they need the European Union anymore. Turkey’s economy... more ››
December 27, 2013
Austerity Is Hollowing Out Europe's Armies
The Economist
The truly alarming prospect is that Europe is demilitarising so fast. Forget about euro-troops crying “Banzai!” Worry instead that the endless pruning of brigades, tanks, ships and jets will reduce even the largest European... more ››