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Posts Tagged ‘EU

America in decline through European eyes

January 5, 2011

The estimated 2 million unemployed Americans who almost had no benefits this Christmas seems a horror show to Europeans, made worse by the fact that the U.S. government does not provide any medical insurance to American unemployment recipients. Europeans routinely recoil at that in disbelief and disgust. The European Union has a larger economy and […]

Washington destroys privacy at home and abroad

March 28, 2010

Paul Craig Roberts has a hard-hitting article in Creators Syndicate, the following an excerpt: In the Swiss newspaper Zeit-Fragen, Professor Dr. Eberhard Hamer from Germany asks, “How sovereign is Europe?” He examines the issue and concludes that Europe has little, if any, sovereignty. Professor Hamer writes that the sovereign rights of Europeans as citizens of […]

Why the U.S. interest in Yemen? Hint: Yemen is an Oil Chokepoint

January 20, 2010

The strategic significance of the region between Yemen and Somalia is a point of geopolitical interest. It is the site of Bab el-Mandab, one of what the US Government lists as seven strategic world oil shipping chokepoints. The US Government Energy Information Agency states that “closure of the Bab el-Mandab could keep tankers from the […]

European Union to recognize East Jerusalem as capital of Palestinian state

December 5, 2009

European Union foreign ministers are expected to officially call next week for the division of Jerusalem, to serve as the capitals of both Israel and Palestine. Jerusalem is waging a diplomatic campaign to keep the EU from issuing such an endorsement, but diplomats close to the EU deliberations believe it is virtually inevitable. EU foreign […]