Foreign Policy Diary – The EU: Delusions of Integration

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The EU establishment obsessed with the idea of a federal Europe is losing touch with the population and is fueling nationalist and eurosceptic sentiment across the Continent. This is how Donald Tusk, European Council president, summarized the situation in Europe during a May 30 European People’s Party summit. According to Tusk, EU mainstream politicians create a utopia of Europe without nation states, a utopia of Europe without conflicting interests and ambitions. Tusk has added that a fully integrated Europe is impossible.

That the statement came from the head of the European Council may seem shocking. However, the European Council comprises the heads of government of EU member states, and today many European governments — and their constituencies — share Tusk’s view. The European Union has failed to overcome Europe’s differences. Its southern members believe that wealth should flow from north to south. Northern European countries  want to protect their national wealth and avoiding the responsibility to other members. Eastern states such as Hungary and Poland are attempting to defend their domestic affairs from the union rule. Meanwhile, the US is playing own game and using the EU as a tool in own geopolitical games across the word.

Meanwhile, across the Continent, nationalist and eurosceptic parties aspeare gaining traction with promises to insulate their countries from foreign threats such as immigrants and destructive domestic and foreign policies of the EU buerocracy. In its attempt to overcome the nation state, the European Union has managed only a half-measure. Countries give up sovereignty on some issues and keep it on others. As a result, no one is satisfied. Germany and France are still debating ways to preserve the Continental bloc. But as they do, political events in the next year and a half may prove that the best way to save the European Union is to dismantle some parts of it.

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  • Vido Dasler

    The EU in the form as it is today is repulsive.

    • Doom Sternz

      While the Polish special services were training the future participants of punitive operations in the Donbass, the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs made this official statement (02-02-2014):

      “We support the hard line taken by the Right Sector… The radical actions of the Right Sector and other militant groups of demonstrators and the use of force by protestors are justified… The Right Sector has taken full responsibility for all the acts of violence during the recent protests. This is an honest position, and we respect it. The politicians have failed at their peacekeeping function. This means that the only acceptable option is the radical actions of the Right Sector. There is no other alternative”.

      At the same time, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk cautioned President Yanukovich against “disproportionate use of force” against the Maidan. Today Donald Tusk, whose grandfather, Josef Tusk, served in Hitler’s Wehrmacht, demands that the Kiev junta deal with the “eastern rebels” harshly, “as with terrorists”.

      • Doom Sternz

        Poland trained putchists two months in advance of the Maidan. The Polish press has previously disclosed the role of Donald Tusk’s government in preparing the coup.

        Polish Foreign Minister Radosław Sikorski invited 86 members of the Right Sector to the police training center in Legionowo. There, they received four weeks of intensive training in crowd management, person recognition, combat tactics, command skills, behavior in crisis situations, protection against gases used by police, erecting barricades, and especially shooting, including the handling of sniper rifles.

        This illustrates the role assigned by NATO to Poland in Ukraine. To overthrow the government of its neighbour state, Poland resorted to neo-Nazi activists in the same way that Turkey uses Al-Qaeda (Al Nusra Front) to overthrow the Syrian government.

  • The EU is evil. The damage is done. Cultural genocide has been carried out.

  • Alex M

    I completely disagree. The European Union was born out of the ideals of the Age of Enlightenment, Humanism and Liberalism. The European Union isn’t what’s destroying Europe, it’s the far-right, the ultra-nationalists, the xenophobes, the neo-Nazis & fascists. The utopian dream is the idea of an ethnically homogenous nation.

    • EL ZORRO

      Are you talking about the far-right, ultra-nationalists, the xenophobes, the neo-Nazis & fascist that occupy the Ukrainian parliament?.

    • Gabriel Hollows

      A forced union against the will of the people, that pushes for ethnic and cultural genocide through mass migration and political correctness, that wages war against freedom of speech through “hate speech” laws, which is managed by unelected bureaucrats, and ultimately ruled by Jewish, Zionist bankers and speculators, has no enlightened, humanist nor liberal aspects, but is a very carefully crafted dystopia that is very accurately established in the Protocols of the Elders of Zion and the Kalergi Plan.

      The far-right, at least in Western-Central Europe, is the only group that is actively working to free their nations from this nightmare.

      • Alex M

        The fact you believe anti-Semitic conspiracy theories and think the Jews control everything is proof that you have no idea what you’re talking about. That’s what the fascists want, they want to divide us so that they can take power. Haven’t you heard of solidarity? Haven’t you learned about Europe’s history in the 1930s? Nobody opposes Islamic fascism more than me, but what you’re talking about is just old-fashioned European fascism. I assure you, freedom of the press and freedom of speech will be gone if any of these Hilterites are elected. We’ve run this experiment before, we know what the far-right did in Germany, Italy, Spain and Portugal in the 30s.

        • Hisham Saber

          Anti-Semitic my ass. International Jews are no more Semitic than Chinese people are really Hispanic. That non-sense does not work anymore. The World is waking up to this, and when it finally does, these said Jews will be loaded on space vehicles and dispatched with enough fuel to get them past Orion’s Belt. Enough is enough .4000 +yrs of anti-human behavior from these fucs.

      • Hisham Saber

        Christians and Muslims unite in Europe , Russia and elsewhere and stop the Talmudic-Satanic Jews.!!
        Mass migration of Muslims to the E.U is not a threat, they just need a little help and patience. Tell me, why have there been no more ‘mass rapes’ by Muslims migrants in Europe reported anymore. Because they were all a hoax and a false-flag operation by the Jews-Mossad who are terrified of the prospect that Christian Europeans and migrant Muslims would get along in harmony. This would be a disaster for their plans of divide and conquer.
        As you stated, it’s all there in the Protocols …we have been warned.

  • flagellum_dei

    The same old crap…

  • Jun 6, 2016 The EU is a Gravy Train

    A segment from Brexit The Movie showing that the EU is a gravy train, spending our tax money on huge salaries for the politicians and bureaucrats (10,000 of them being paid more than the UK Prime Minister!), and buying public opinion by funding NGOs, large charities and ‘generous’ spending on lavish investment projects. As Daniel Hannan says, the EU is a racket.

    https://youtu.be/IgfdhM9X1aY

  • June 08, 2016 US Terrorizes Europe for NATO Scam

    “Information Clearing House” – “Sputnik” – The US has succeeded at last with its audacious con-job. The lead NATO member has managed to orchestrate a huge turnaround for increased military spending among its European allies. And at the heart of this scam is the hysterical anti-Russia propaganda campaign.

    http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article44837.htm