The Way Forward for EU Integration

I’m not sure if a former prime minister of Belgium is necessarily the person we want to be listening to when it comes to political integration (in this case, of the European variety). That said, Guy Verhofstadt (via AFOE) is right. While the rest of the world is eagerly trying to take advantage of the financial crisis to reshape the global order, Europe still hasn’t answered the fundamental question of whether it wishes to pursue economic integration designed to increase its prosperity, or political integration designed to increase its power and influence. The argument in support of the former that […]

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