Monthly Archives: "July 2013"

By: Robin Harskin      In a press conference, the leader of the British Labour party said that Labour would emphasize its strategy for economic growth, in place of the present waste and inefficiency which...

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U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on 19 June 2013 (Photo credit: © Pete Souza)

Keep Your Friends Close…

July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Frederick Richters Follow @Fred_Richters     Edward Snowden’s revelations about the NSA’s electronic spying operations show that Germany has been the main target of the PRISM programme within the European Union. Reports argue that...

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The official celebrations in the centre of Zagreb on 1 July as Croatia becomes an official EU member (photo credit: © Dzoja Gunda Barysaite, European Council)

Croatia: enlargement in a time of crisis

July 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Niels Goet Follow @NielsGoet   On 1 July 2013, the European Union welcomed its 28th member: Croatia. The country, situated on the Adriatic in the Western Balkans adds some 4.5 million people to the...

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President Van Rompuy talks during his meeting with UK Prime Minister, Mr. David Cameron, 18 November 2011 (photo credit: President of the European Council)

What should the EU do to keep Britain in?

July 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

By: Josh Black (guest contributor) Josh Black has recently completed an MSc in Russian and Eastern European Studies from the University of Oxford.   When David Cameron walked out of an EU summit in December...

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