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Merkel’s Legacy

The departing German chancellor leaves her country with a fractured domestic political scene and myriad intractable social challenges, the EU as weak as it has ever been, and grave international crises no closer to resolution.

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Le Pen: The EU is not Europe… it is not the Europe we want

France’s Marine Le Pen wants to break away from the European Union and move towards a union of individual nations, saying that the current block is “an ideological structure” and not “real Europe.”
“The European Union is not Europe… it is not the real Europe that we want,” the president of France’s National Rally (formerly Front National) told her supporters in the southern town of Frejus on Sunday.

European Union slowly but surely loosing ground

The populist Czech ANO movement led by billionaire Andrej Babis, dubbed ‘the Czech Donald Trump,’ is poised to win the eastern European country’s elections by a wide margin, according to the exit polls. The center-right, euroskeptic ODS came in second.

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The tragedy of Europe

For years, skeptics warned of multiple threats to the European project. The strains of the single currency, they said, would rip it apart. Excessive regulation was another concern, along with lack of democratic accountability. Some felt Europe’s different peoples were just too different.

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