David Cameron and other European Union leaders need to show the same political courage and vision of Winston Churchill’s call for “a kind of United States of Europe”, José Manuel Barroso has said. The European Commission president has urged the EU of today to emulate the wartime British Conservative leader’s call, made in a […]
For more than 800 years, scholars have pointed to a prophecy regarding “the last pope,” and of a “great apostasy” and even the destruction of Rome. Taken from St. Malachy’s “Prophecy of the Popes,” it includes a list of verses predicting each of the Roman Catholic popes from Pope Celestine II to the final pope, […]
Refugees facing imprisonment in their home country because they are gay may have grounds to be granted asylum in the European Union, the 28-nation bloc’s top court ruled Thursday. Read More: EU Court: Homosexuality Can Be Grounds for Asylum – ABC News.
While European leaders are busy expressing public indignation over reports of American espionage operations in the European Union, the European Parliament is quietly considering a proposal that calls for the direct surveillance of any EU citizen suspected of being “intolerant.” Read More: EU Proposal to Monitor “Intolerant” Citizens :: Gatestone Institute.
Jose Barroso, president of the European Commission, has declared the creation of a banking union to be the most important prestige project in the European Union. Mechanisms will be created to ensure the joint supervision of banks important to the financial system and the joint liquidation of bankrupt financial institutions – all to avoid a […]
Pope Francis continues to delight and surprise as he pursues his radical pilgrimage across the global psyche — inspiring with his humility while also sending shock waves with his subversive spirit. Read More: Kathleen Parker: Pope Francis, the radical in the Vatican – The Washington Post.
By Dave Robbins On February 12, 2013, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) hosted a speaker program entitled The G-20: Prospects and Challenges for Global Governance. The program, which was video-recorded and is available for viewing on the CFR website (www.cfr.org), featured a lineup of top-drawer talent from the CFR brain trust. It also […]
It all began as a simple “Coal and Steel Community” between six European nations after World War II. The scheme was supposed to help prevent further war, or at least that is what its proponents claimed. Read More: The EU: Regionalization Trumps Sovereignty.
Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged to keep Europe whole as she presses the euro area to become as competitive as Germany, honing her campaign message at a seaside rally in her home district two months before federal elections. Addressing a sun-drenched rally of her Christian Democratic Union in the Baltic Sea resort town of Zingst […]
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is pushing for comprehensive guidelines to introduce separate labeling for products made by Jews in Judea and Samaria, Israeli-daily Haaretz reported on Tuesday. Read More: EU’s Ashton Adds to ‘Settlement’ Discrimination – Global Agenda – News – Israel National News.
The decision by the European Union (EU) to boycott Jewish organisations and institutions based in the “West Bank” and what they call “East” Jerusalem will bring much joy to the Arab world’s on-going vicious hate campaign of denigration and demonization of the Jewish State. Read More: The EU Cannot be Both Judge and Jury – Op-Eds – […]
One of Europe’s most prominent and influential political intellectuals, Carl Bildt — foreign minister of Sweden — has called on the European Union to be a “global security player” for the 21st century, renewing a long standing call for the United States of America to have a credible relationship of equals with the European Union. […]
Contentious national project will remain voluntary for two years as authorities examine its process; at completion of pilot program, it will be determined whether to make biometric ID mandatory for every Israeli citizen. About fifty percent of the hundreds of Israeli citizens who came to the Population Registry on Tuesday for a newly issued […]
BERLIN Reuters – The German election is still more than two months away but for many the votes final chapter has already been written. Angela Merkel, it is widely assumed, is cruising to a third victory at the polls. When she wins, the thinking goes, there will be few, if any, major changes to […]