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The European Council meeting of 28/29 June 2012 may enter history as having advanced further towards a deeper union among European countries, accompanied by a progressive split among Euro and non-Euro members. It has also demonstrated the ever rising complexity of decisions taken. Shaping European policy has never been easy and keeps becoming more and… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

The View from Brussels

The European Council Meeting 11. and 12. December has overshadowed everything else worth reporting from Brussels. It was the most complex EC Meeting ever, with three very difficult subjects on the agenda: the future of the Lisbon Treaty, the economic recovery package and the climate package. On all three counts, the French Presidency has been… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein