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IAF Editorials: Europe: European Union

1-30 IAF Editorials articles displayed
for the Europe/European Union Region

Greece as a Failed State and Regional Security: Why the US should be looking closer
Greece as a Failed State and Regional Security: Why the US should be looking closer
Author discusses importance of Agean Sea security and impacts from a failed Greek state. By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (05/08/2012) Read More...


Wearing the burqa in France: questioning integration models for Muslim communities in Europe?
Wearing the burqa in France: questioning integration models for Muslim communities in Europe?
Author explores the complexity of the burqa issue in France. By Valentine Pasquesoone. (IA-Forum, 11/03/2009) Read More...


The EU’s Promotion of “Regional Cooperation” in the South Caucasus – Modest but Ambitious
The EU’s Promotion of “Regional Cooperation” in the South Caucasus – Modest but Ambitious
Exmanation of regional cooperative efforts in the South Caucasus and their potential effects. By Syuzanna Vasilyan. (02/28/2009) Read More...


The Irish
The Irish "No" of Hope
The argument that Ireland's "No" to the Lisbon treaty masks a lack of appreciation for the E.U.'s many benefits just doesn't cut it. Gratitude for past achievements cannot be a reason to tolerate pres... Read More...


Is the EU Reform Treaty in Danger of Going Nowhere Like Its Predecessor?
Is the EU Reform Treaty in Danger of Going Nowhere Like Its Predecessor?
Author examines Ireland's rejection of the EU Lisbon Treaty and its ramifications. By Dale Mineshima-Lowe. (IA-Forum, 06/15/2008) Read More...


Will the EU quit its expansion Cold Turkey?
Will the EU quit its expansion Cold Turkey?
Ideals tempered by Realpolitik have driven the idea that Turkey ought to be a member of the EU. But Europe's people no longer blindly follow their leaders on European matters. Turkey's membership may ... Read More...


External Article
Lost in the maize of precaution
In adopting the precautionary principle, the EU cast the adage “better safe than sorry” into rigid policy. “Precaution” made into principle may seem innocuous but carries plenty opportunity for abuse ... Read More...


External Article
Direct Democracy
Aberdeen doesn’t’ need London to collect its trash, Milwaukee doesn’t need Washington to run its schools. If that government is best which governs least, then surely that unit of government which has... Read More...


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EU Misses Opportunity to Make Solid step towards the Creation of a Coherent Foreign Policy
Author argues that, in not addressing human rights abuses in Uzbekistan, the EU has missed an opportunity to be perceived as a key player in international affairs. By Jaclyn Jacobsen. (IA-Forum, 11... Read More...




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