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Social Media: Europe: European Union

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Blair tells Europe it must 'renew'
In the face of a budget and constitutional crises in the European Union, Tony Blair offers a way out in a recent speech. In his address Blair warned the EU Parliament, either embrace new members thro... Read More...


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A good crisis for the EU
The author explains that the currently EU Constitution “Crisis,” is a good thing for Europe that will force the EU to change certain policies that will overall strengthen the EU. By William Pfaff (I... Read More...


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Eutopia Is Dead. What Now?
Article that explores what is next for the EU after the Dutch vote on the European Constitution. By David Frum. (American Enterprise Institute, 6/7/2005) Read More...


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A Small Chance for Europe
The author argues that it wasn’t the French vote that killed the EU constitution, but rather the combined European fears of problems such as high unemployment. The author further argues that because ... Read More...


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Europe divided
The author offers an analysis of why the French and Dutch voted no to the European constitution. The author is highly critical of the Western European powers and claims the new EU states of Central a... Read More...


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Europe and Russia on post-Soviet territory: before and after referendums
The author argues that the recent failure of the French and Dutch to pass the EU constitution referendum is a sign that the EU alliance is failing. He goes on to predict that many Eastern European na... Read More...


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A rough week for EU's constitution
The US needs a strong Europe, and the EU constitution might have actually weekend it. Still the Europeans should stop and reflect on the constitution instead of trying to further ratify it. (The Okl... Read More...


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It's History That's Tearing the E.U. Apart
The author argues that the reason why the French rejected the EU Constitution is that the potential influx of cheap labor into a developed economy like France's would be most harmful to the Fifth Repu... Read More...


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The reason that Europe is having a breakdown ... it's the euro, stupid
The Euro is causing multiple problems in European society, but it is not for politicians to decide the currency's fate...or is it? By Anatole Kaletsky (The Times, 09/06/05) Read More...


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EU Constitution Stranded in France
French voters have recently rejected the EU constitution by a landslide. The writer points out that the French are suspicious of economic globalization and fear over-liberalization. By Xing Yan. (Chin... Read More...


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Just Say 'Non'
The French vote against the EU Constitution is not surprising, writes the author. By Anne Applebaum. (Washington Post, 6/1/2005) Read More...


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Where's the Boeuf?
The author writes that while delegates to a convention in Europe seek to draft an EU constitution predicated on that of the US, the analogy is strained. By Vincent Tournier. (New York Times, 5/27/200... Read More...


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Dear EU: What price hypocrisy?
The writer heavily criticizes the EU for considering the repeal of the arms ban against China while snubbing Taiwan's leaders. (Christopher Lingle, 04/07/05, Taipei Times) Read More...


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Chirac still on China's side over arms sales
In a conversation with Chinese President Hu Jintao, the French President says that Paris will continue supporting the lifting of the EU arms ban over China, despite hefty opposition against the move. ... Read More...


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Yushchenko's warm US welcome
Washington has rolled out the red carpet for Viktor Yushchenko. Few leaders are received with such warmth or given such high level access. By Jonathan Beale (BBC News 4 Apr 05) Read More...


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Russia: OSCE Faces Crisis Over Budget And Values With Moscow
Russia has long complained about the role played by official Western political and human rights advisers in former Soviet nations. But Moscow's intensifying dispute with the OSCE now is coming to a he... Read More...


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The Orthodox Are Coming
The Orthodox are becoming increasingly important players in the EU. The article about the compatability of Orthodoxy with Western cultural values and democracy, capitalist economic development and gl... Read More...


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Tiananmen's Legacy
The debacle with the US over the European Union's plan to lift the arms embargo against China has led to a re-examination of the Tiananmen incident. (Jim Hoagland, Washington Post, 3/24/05) Read More...


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Anti-Muslim discrimination in EU on the increase
Discrimination and intolerance against Muslims in the EU have increased since the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, a new report released yesterday (7 March) by the International Helsinki Federa... Read More...


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Report on Intolerance and Discrimination against Muslims in the EU
Discrimination and intolerance against Muslims in the EU have increased since the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, a new report released yesterday (7 March) by the International Helsinki Federa... Read More...


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EU frowns at Turkey for police riot against women
The police reaction against women protesting in Turkey over the weekend is likely to dominate today's International Women's Day debates in the European Parliament, after several EU representatives con... Read More...


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EU frowns at Turkey for police riot against women
The police reaction against women protesting in Turkey over the weekend is likely to dominate today's International Women's Day debates in the European Parliament, after several EU representatives con... Read More...


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Europe urged to commit itself to Chechnya
Europe should take more time to consider the situation in Chechnya and make some serious commitments, for both moral and practical reasons, a leading expert has said. By Elitsa Vucheva (3/3/2005, EUob... Read More...


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Report from seminar on IDPs from Chechnya, August 30 – 31 2004
The seminar was part of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles’ (ECRE’s) advocacy project on IDPs and refugees from Chechnya. The project is coordinated by the Norwegian Refugee Council, and was ... Read More...


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Croatia's EU talks may be delayed
The likelihood of Croatia opening EU talks on 17 March has been dealt a blow by claims by the UN chief prosecutor that the country has not done enough to find and arrest a war crimes suspect. By Elits... Read More...


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US firms look east to invest
US firms are increasingly looking to the new EU member states as places to invest and away from traditional hubs such as Germany, a new report has shown. By Richard Carter (3/9/2005, EUobserver.com) Read More...


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US seeks action against Iran
THE US called on the international community today to consider possible actions against Iran following its reluctance in talks with the European Union to drop its sensitive nuclear activities. (Austra... Read More...


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Is Europe Taiwan's friend or foe?
The writer examines what kind of an effect the European Union's lifting of the arms ban against China would have, and in the best interests of which countries. (Doug Bandow, Taipei Times, 3/08/05) Read More...


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EU tries to ease standoff with U.S. over China arms
The European Union plans to send a high-level delegation to Washington in an attempt to defuse the situation over the lifting of the arms ban on China. (Adam Entous, Reuters.com, 3/08/05) Read More...


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How US suffers when the dollar falls
When the euro began circulating at the start of 2002, Kenneth Rogoff figured it would take 50 years for the new 12-nation currency to rival the importance of the United States dollar in world financia... Read More...


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