May 31, 2014

The Revolution the West Needs (But Won't Get)

Liam Halligan, The Spectator


We need strong western leaders but we're not getting them.

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TAGGED: Western Europe, Europe


May 19, 2014
How NATO Became So Toothless
Der Spiegel
If Russia were to engage in military aggression in the Baltics, NATO would be unable to defend the region using conventional means. An internal report highlights weaknesses in the alliance. more ››
May 20, 2014
Britain Better Off Out of EU? It's a Fantasy
Peter Jones, The Scotsman
In the mainstream and social media, the effect of the EU on immigration into Britain is probably the most hotly discussed topic. But whether EU membership is good for the economy, jobs and general wellbeing, which is where the... more ››
May 20, 2014
Dinosaurs and Decoy Ducks in Estonia
Allan Sikk, The Conversation
In March, a new government won power in Estonia. The change of government was triggered by the decision of the prime minister, Andrus Ansip of the ruling Reform Party (RE) to step down so that he could replace Siim Kallas (also... more ››
May 19, 2014
A Measure of Europe's Weakness
Gideon Rachman, Financial Times
The heady days of 2011, when idealists welcomed the Arab world’s uprisings, are long gone. more ››
Thursday’s European elections could prove to be nail-bitingly close. They feel partly like a referendum on Ukip, an assessment of its every triumph and gaffe. Today, Nigel Farage publishes, through an advert in this newspaper,... more ››