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Thatcher’s legacy is Britain’s isolation?

Marie Anne Slaughter has written an article in the FT of April 12, entitled “Thatcher’s legacy is Britain’s isolation”.¬†http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/aebdce1c-a295-11e2-9b70-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2Qk0uQE2p The article is representative of the State Department view, originally shaped by Dean Acheson’s assertion that the UK had lost an … Continue reading

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European Monetary Union: An assessment in its first decade.

This is an assessment that I made of monetary union, the EU’s most ambitious project to date. It was written, I believe, in 2007, and predates the 2008 great crash, followed by the Greek meltdown. For my views on these … Continue reading

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