April 3, 2014

It Is Time to Save the EU

John Lloyd, Reuters

The Associated Press

A surge of far-right parties is about to hit the European parliament. Last weekend’s success of the National Front in France was led by the party’s leader Marine Le Pen, who pledges to take France out of an agreement that is destroying jobs and flooding towns with immigrants. Similar advances by the right are appearing in differing degrees of intensity elsewhere in Europe.

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Dick Krickus, Natl Interest
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End of the EU's Soft Imperial Dream
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