Tag: european union

Europe’s Migrant Crisis: Views from Central Europe
By July 2, 2017 Read More →

Europe’s Migrant Crisis: Views from Central Europe

The European Union has initiated legal action against four Central European countries for failing to take in migrants.

Posted in: Migration Crisis
Hungary to Amend Constitution to Block EU Migrant Plan
By October 9, 2016 Read More →

Hungary to Amend Constitution to Block EU Migrant Plan

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has proposed amending the Constitution to prevent the European Union from settling migrants in Hungary without the approval of Parliament.

Posted in: Europe, Migration Crisis
Turkey Sets Ultimatum for EU Migrant Deal
By August 2, 2016 Read More →

Turkey Sets Ultimatum for EU Migrant Deal

Although Turkish officials have repeatedly threatened to renege on the March 18 EU-Turkey deal, this is the first time they have set a deadline.

Posted in: Europe, Migration Crisis
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.

Posted in: Europe, European Union
Public Support for European Union Plunges
By June 9, 2016 Read More →

Public Support for European Union Plunges

Public opposition to the European Union in growing in all key member states, according to a new survey of voters in ten EU countries.

Posted in: European Union
European Union Declares War on Internet Free Speech
By June 3, 2016 Read More →

European Union Declares War on Internet Free Speech

The European Union, in partnership with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft, has unveiled a “code of conduct” to combat the spread of “illegal hate speech” online in Europe.

Posted in: European Union
Austrian Freedom Party: Victory in Defeat
By May 24, 2016 Read More →

Austrian Freedom Party: Victory in Defeat

Norbert Hofer of the anti-immigration Austrian Freedom Party (FPÖ) has been narrowly defeated in his bid to become Austria’s next president.

Posted in: Austria, Islam in Europe
Turkey Blackmails Europe on Visa-Free Travel
By April 24, 2016 Read More →

Turkey Blackmails Europe on Visa-Free Travel

Turkey has threatened to renege on a landmark deal to curb illegal immigration to the European Union.

Posted in: Islam in Europe
Is Europe Losing Control Over Its Destiny?
By September 13, 2015 Read More →

Is Europe Losing Control Over Its Destiny?

A selection of quotes and commentary about the consequences of untrammeled immigration to Europe from the Muslim world.

Posted in: Islam in Europe
Why Europe Must Not Be Trusted to Disarm Hamas
By September 2, 2014 Read More →

Why Europe Must Not Be Trusted to Disarm Hamas

European leaders are calling for a greater European role in enforcing the cease-fire in the Gaza Strip.

Why the EU Lacks Resolve on Russia
By July 21, 2014 Read More →

Why the EU Lacks Resolve on Russia

European divisions over relations with Russia are being laid bare by the shooting down of a passenger plane over Ukraine.

Posted in: Europe, European Union
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.

Posted in: Europe, European Union