“The European Union does appear to be remarkably quiet at the moment...”

“The European Union does appear to be remarkably quiet at the moment...”

27-10-2021KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / POOL

I am rather concerned....has the European Union gone missing? Apart from being involved in a war of words with Britain over the Northern Irish border the EU seems remarkably quiet. Infact, you would have thought that it had disappeared. Firstly, it had no real relevant role in the pandemic; every country did their own thing.

There was a role for Brussels to bring European Union members together and have a common policy but no. It would have made things alot easier for everyone if all European Union countries were singing from the same hymn sheet but in the end it was a case of “home alone.”

Then, there is the ongoing power crisis. European Union members do not appear to be able to agree on anything and once again it will be a question of “home alone,” with each nation doing their own thing. The French are busy talking about European Union defence again but not a word from Brussels. The European army did appear to be back on the table but it has retreated once again.

The European Union looks abit like that other failing organisation, NATO. It doesn´t appear to have a role and is not fit for purpose. The old adage better together than divided seems to have disappeared in Europe at the moment. Let us remember that it is now a European Union without Angela Merkel.

The former German Chancellor did appear to keep the European Union together. In this post Brexit period it should be a time for the EU to shine not disappear.

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Marvin / Hace 30 days

The EU may be heading for the bin but how can anyone say that the EUs single market is an insignificant part of the world economy? Nuts.

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David / Hace about 1 month

James Goldsmith in his 1990s novel The Trap stated that only nations with similar economic and social development can be in a free trade and cooperation group without friction and breakdown of social order and group cohesion. In its hubris the eec became the European Union with nations not at similar economic and social development. Hence Brexit ,Poland & hungry disagreement and impoverishment of club med nations. 80% Nato capabilities are provided by none European Union nations. The European Union is a hangover from the last century and not viable in the coming years. Stuck in the past the single market a insignificant part of the world economy..

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Charlie / Hace about 1 month

An organisation whose only objective is creating a super-state for the elite, introducing endless red tape and jobs for bureaucrats has no place in the modern world.

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