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Friday, March 30, 2007

European Solidarity

Ulrich Speck and Timothy Ash call for European solidarity in the face of Iranian aggression - the capture of 15 British soldiers. I wholeheartedly agree. I am sick and tired of the Europeans' lacking unity in regard to foreign policy. Whether it be the Iraq War or the American Missile Systems in Eastern Europe. If we really want to talk about the EU as a proper political institution then now is the time to defend our European soldiers by a unified reaction (such as a common boycott of relations and the threat of immediate economical repercussions) pronounced by the current EU leader (Frau Merkel). This situation really is calling for European solidarity. Otherwise one really has to wonder what the point of the CFSP (Common Foreign and Security Policy) is. Or what the point of a European army would be.

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