As Britain moves to ratify the Lisbon treaty, EU politicians are wrong to threaten Ireland. We’re all in the same boat.
Timothy Garton Ash
Our continent’s diversity should let us promote freedom without the taint of Bush’s neocon project imposed by force
The Russian presidential election is such a cliffhanger. Will it be the rising star Dmitry “Obamovich” Medvedev? Or the veteran Gennady “McCainovich” Zyuganov? Aren’t we on the edge of our seats?
In itself, the treaty will do nothing to convince Europe’s citizens, or the rest of the world, of what the EU is good for. But it will help the EU to do things that may convince them.
The EU waffles while Washington and Tehran move towards war. Yet Europe has a big stick if it is willing to use it