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Britain's Vote Leave Says No Need To Swiftly Begin Formal EU Divorce Negotiations

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 06.25.2016 | Home

LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - Britain should begin informal negotiations on a full settlement governing its post-Brexit relationship with the European U...

Britain's Choice: Suicide or Freedom, and Nothing In Between

Robin Koerner | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Robin Koerner

As I mentioned, I am about to find out something fundamental about my native land. If this vote goes the wrong way, it will be sadly, awfully, and for all time, my "former country" . It will not even be anyone's country in any meaningful sense of the word...

Angry Greeks Threaten to Halt European Juggernaut

Doug Bandow | Posted 04.12.2015 | Home
Doug Bandow

A breakdown of the European bailout program might make a Greek exit from the euro ("Grexit") the only feasible option. And the popular revolt against outsiders dictating economic policy creates a huge new roadblock to attempts to expand Brussels' power over EU members.

Andrea Stone

Europeans Arm-Twist U.S. To Increase Privacy For Air Travelers | Andrea Stone | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new agreement between the United States and the European Union that will tighten privacy protections for sharing air passenger data is...

Greece: the Brussels Compromise Compromises the Euro

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georges Ugeux

The fact that an agreement was found is a tribute to the capability of Europeans to compromise. But their agreement compromises the status of the Euro as a reserve currency.

EU: Vaclav Klaus, Czech President, Signs Lisbon Treaty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Vaclav Klaus, Czech president, on Tuesday signed the Lisbon treaty, ending a year-long stalemate with his fellow EU leaders and bringing the new gover...

EU's Lucky Charm: Ireland Supports Lisbon Treaty - Now What?

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Human Rights First

By Joelle Fiss Human RIghts First Pennoyer Fellow BRUSSELS, October 3, 2009 - "This is a day of celebration for Ireland and for Europe", chuckled for...

Ireland: Lisbon Treaty Second Referendum Date Set

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen has set October 2 as the date for the country's second referendum on the Lisbon Treaty, reports RTE. Irish voter...

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs:A Failed Mexican State? Facts: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveled to Mexico and committed more U...

Europe's Hopeful Over Obama -- But Fretful About Its Own New President

David Paul Appell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Paul Appell

The Euro-presidency is admittedly a largely ceremonial job, and what can be accomplished in just six months is fairly limited. So why then should Americans care?