•11/01/2015Resistance and resilience
The formidable mass rising of the French people against the attacks in Paris matches its attachment to Freedom that has been flouted and assaulted.
It has been followed by millions of others in the world, in all places where this word is interpreted in the same way and particularly within Europe...
•21/12/2014Europe: and now for recovery?
2014 has brightened the horizon for the European Union
With the institutions elected afresh, new policies to revive the economy and also a new strategic context, the situation that Europeans find at the start of 2015 has changed considerably. Will this be the year of recovery? How far will it be...
•03/11/20142014: a turning point for Europe?
This year all of the European institutions will have been re-appointed afresh.
It is said that they are now more "political". What does this mean?
A straight reading of this imposed by some is certainly not the right one. With this they aim to move forward democratically but they are...
•06/10/2014 Juncker's other challenge
The crisis and its budgetary constraints have simply accelerated Europe's disarmament.
Together Europeans now only spend 18% of the world's military appropriations against 30% 10 years ago. At the same time the world has stepped up its efforts by 65% to total 1,750 billion $. Europe only spends...