Tag: european integration

European Leaders Discuss Plan for EU Army
By September 14, 2016 Read More →

European Leaders Discuss Plan for EU Army

European leaders are discussing “far-reaching proposals” to build a pan-European military.

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Could Italy Bring Down the Euro?
By July 14, 2016 Read More →

Could Italy Bring Down the Euro?

The rise of the eurosceptic Five Star Movement, now the most popular political party in Italy, has potentially far-reaching implications for the European Union.

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Meet the Next President of the European Commission
By July 8, 2014 Read More →

Meet the Next President of the European Commission

Juncker’s appointment as Commission president implies that the European Union will seek to centralize yet more power at the expense of national sovereignty.

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European Elections: “No to Europe, Yes to Europe”
By May 30, 2014 Read More →

European Elections: “No to Europe, Yes to Europe”

Euro-skeptics face a daunting set of long-term challenges to stop the seemingly relentless march toward European federalism. In the near term, however, the impact of their electoral victories will be felt the most at the local and national levels.

European Court Undermining British Sovereignty
By January 17, 2014 Read More →

European Court Undermining British Sovereignty

An ever-expanding list of controversial rulings issued by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) are fueling accusations that unelected judges at the pan-European court are usurping the judicial sovereignty of individual European nation states.

A400M Project Highlights European Defense Paradox
By June 19, 2009 Read More →

A400M Project Highlights European Defense Paradox

  France and Germany have decided to wait another six months before determining the fate of the troubled A400M military transport plane.

Franco-Spanish Sub Dispute Shows Challenges Facing EU Defense Market
By May 28, 2009 Read More →

Franco-Spanish Sub Dispute Shows Challenges Facing EU Defense Market

  As if to illustrate the challenges facing an integrated European defense market, the French naval shipyard DCNS is suing Spain’s leading state-owned shipbuilding firm, Navantia, for allegedly stealing trade secrets relating to the Scorpène submarine project.