Part I and Part II of the series on the European Union and NATO.
The Future of the Europe
Both the European Union and NATO have the chance to thrive or die. The reasons are much different; however.
The European Union is at a cross-road. The desire of a stronger political union has hit major roadblocks. The European Constitution was rejected by
Further expansion could also kill the
Another last bit of negative news for the European Union is its rules. The European Union has strong budget rules for it Euro using members. However, both
European needs a military mission. Honestly they do! Go to the European Defence Agency's website and click on "Long Term Vision." Member countries like
Three of the four issues dealt in part with
The European Union needs to get its act together. Almost all the European states want to join it for the common market, free trade, and free movement of people. If the European Union can act like a hyper-NAFTA its future will be bright. However, if it attempts to put a Franco-German political face on
Up next the future of NATO