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Social Media: Europe: European Union

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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...


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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...


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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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How to Cool the World
A new report on the state of the planet offers some grounds for optimism (The Economist, 5/10/07) Read More...


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Blair Endorses Gordon Brown as His Successor
As widely expected, Blair endorsed Gordon Brown as his desired successor. Article looks at what this means for Britain and her Economy. By Alan Cowell (NY Times, 05/11/07) Read More...


IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Karen E. Smith
IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Karen E. Smith
International Affairs Forum discusses EU issues with Dr. Karen E. Smith, Head of the European Foreign Policy Unit, London School of Economics. (IA-Forum, 03/15/2007) Read More...


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EU Needs to Return Power to Its Members
The author discusses the general popular discontent with the EU and current problems facing Europe. Additionally, he argues that power needs to be restored to member states instead of an increased em... Read More...


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Europe's true stories
Oxford Professor Timothy Garton Ash proposes six goals on how to write a new European story. (Prospect Magazine, February 2007). Read More...


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Europe can learn from the Westminster model
An article from Oxford professor Vernon Bogdanor about how the EU could improve its legitimacy (Financial Times, 11/01/07) Read More...


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Entrepreneurial Culture
An article by Edmund Phelps, 2006 Nobel Laureate in Economics, about why the European economies lag behind the US. (Wall Street Journal, 12/01/07) Read More...


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European Integration Online Papers
European Integration Online Papers is the only peer reviewed E-journal in the field of European integration. The EIoP publishes scientific analyses of political, legal, economic, historical and socio... Read More...


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What the EU Constitution Says
Though the EU constitution is currently in political limbo because it did not pass referendums in France and the Netherlands, this BBC webpage gives a good summary of important aspects of the constitu... Read More...


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The Robert Schuman Foundation
The Robert Schuman Foundation is based in Paris and named after one of the founders of the Franco-German partnership which brought the European Union into being. The foundation’s website publishes th... Read More...


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Today's European Union is 27 States in Search of a Story
This is an article by opinion columnist Timothy Garton Ash of the Guardian. As the 50th anniversary of the European Union draws near, the article delves in to the question of why the citizens and pol... Read More...


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European Constitution: Where Member States Stand
This BBC website give a good overview of where European Union member states stand in regards to the European Constitution after its rejection by France and the Netherlands in 2005. The site gives sum... Read More...


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Russia's WTO Accession
Testimony at the European Parliament on Russia's change in policy towards the WTO, chances for accession and policy suggestions for the EU. By Anders Aslund (Peterson Institute, 11/21/2006) Read More...


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What France needs
Article compares France's current economic malaise to that of 1970s Britain, where an outdated system was entrenched due to special interests. Author points out that, just as Britain did in the 1980s,... Read More...


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If Italy thinks the unthinkable about the eurozone
"What if a government decided to leave the European Monetary Union and abandon the Euro? A realistic question, and yet nobody dares to ask." Article analyzes what would happen if Italy were to conside... Read More...


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Labor Migration from the New EU Member States
The World Bank's September 2006 quarterly economic report for the EU8 - the new EU members from Central and Eastern Europe, explores the future labor shortages facing the EU8 as their skilled labor mo... Read More...


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Admitting Turkey Will Be a Test of How Secular the EU Is
An interview is conducted about the issue of admitting Turkey into the European Union. By Diana Fong. (Deutsche Welle, 10/4/2006) Read More...


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EU Ministers to Discuss Illegal Immigration Solution
Illegal immigration continues to be a sore spot in relations between EU member states as ministers from southern Europe prepare to meet for a brainstorming session on the topic Friday in Madrid. Read More...


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The Nexus between Immigration, Integration, and Citizenship in the EU
What is the nexus between immigration, integration, and citizenship in the EU, and what are the effects emerging from that relationship?The papers presented at the CHALLENGE seminar of 25 January 2006... Read More...


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A Comparison of Integration Programmes in the EU: Trends and Weaknesses
This paper examines the current trend toward oligatory integration programmes for immigrants in the EU. Sergio Carrera selects a group of EU countries and highlights similarities in their new integrat... Read More...


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EU-China tariff war hits shoes
Article focuses on a looming trade dispute between China and the European Union that highlights shoe manufacturing as a source of conflict. (The Guardian, 4/7/06) Read More...


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EU Shoots for China's Arms Business
The EU is taking a backdoor route to selling China advanced weaponry. By Federico Bordonaro. (Asia Times, 2/18/06) Read More...


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Minority Rights Group International
Working to secure the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples worldwide, and to promote cooperation and understanding between communities. 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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IA-Forum Interview: Dr. Leon Hadar
IA Forum speaks with Dr. Leon Hadar, author of Sandstorm, about U.S. involvement in the Middle East. (IA-Forum, 10/13/2005 ) Read More...


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Europe’s Urgent Need for Imagination
Discusses political extremism and the European Union. By Anatol Lieven. (7/28/2005 Carnegie Endowment) Read More...


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European Crisis?
‘What on earth are you Europeans on about? What is this nonsense about Europe breaking apart?’ A view from the Middle East puts things in perspective. (By Robert Fisk. The Independent, June 25 2005) Read More...


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