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John R. Gillingham, The EU: an Obituary, London, Verso, 2016. Review and commentary.Part I. Early Years.

This is an excellent analysis on the condition of the European Union (EU). Its author, one of the United States leading historians of the EU, has in effect written a hard hitting appeal for Europeans to get serious about what … Continue reading

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A supranational Europe or a European alliance of constitutional states: a review of Robin Niblett’s, Britain, the EU and the Sovereignty Myth, Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs.

Robin Niblett is an ardent promoter of Remain, evident in his latest pamphlet from Chatham House, as the Lib Dem think tank in London is called. I summarise his argument, and then make some critical points. Niblett on sovereignty. In … Continue reading

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President Obama and Brexit.

In an open letter to President Obama, five MPs and MEP Nigel Farage have called on the US President to stay out of the EU debate.¬†“With so much at stake, they write, it is imperative that the question of exiting … Continue reading

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