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Why Brexit is Unpatriotic

Posted February 22nd, 2016 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Though their leaders certainly have work to do – for example, building more efficient and credible institutions – the EU remains a source of inspiration for others, from the refugees fleeing war and misery to the Chinese, who have constructed European-style cities.

Europe’s Huddled Masses

Posted February 5th, 2016 at 10:46 am (UTC-5)
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Some 200,000 mainly Muslim children are entering German schools. Imagine if America, which has four times the German population, were to register 800,000 mainly Muslim children in schools in a few months. On reflection, don’t even try.

The Kremlin’s Tragic Miscalculation

Posted November 4th, 2015 at 10:34 am (UTC-5)
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The truth is that the young democracies of Central and Eastern Europe sought to join the EU and NATO – and worked hard to gain membership – because they longed for peace, progress, and prosperity. It was those countries’ ambitions, not some vendetta against Russia, that drove EU and NATO enlargement.

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