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A united Europe is not
in America’s interest

Telegraph [UK], by Ed West

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/19/2012 1:43:12 PM

As Britain drifts away from the EU, like a man quietly sidling towards the exit during an embarrassingly disastrous play, the US has begun to express concern.[Snip]The funniest aspect of this story is the thought that somewhere Barack Obama and senior State Department officials might actually be having a conversation about Nigel Farage, who I always thought of as one of those strictly not-for-export national figures, like Cliff Richard. But even if a united Europe is good for Britain, is it necessarily in America’s interests? The United States has always had a fairly hands-off approach to the European project

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: oh-heck, 12/19/2012 2:06:36 PM     (No. 9074661)

Ed, you fail to realize that Obama makes decisions based on what is in Obama´s interest, not what is in American interest.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Feebie, 12/19/2012 2:50:38 PM     (No. 9074772)

If what Europe does affects America so greatly, perhaps America needs to change something.

We should never be dependent on Europe´s stability. Ever.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: crimea river, 12/19/2012 4:09:44 PM     (No. 9074912)

Ed´s point is that a divided Europe is more democratic than the EU. The link to the map of Palestinian recognition will make it clear we need all the allies we can get.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Palestine_recognition_only.svg

Agree with #1. Øbama´s interests lie with the green countries

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/19/2012 6:30:12 PM     (No. 9075113)

Maybe Obama will set up a commission chaired by Biden to tell the UK what they should do in the future.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: oldsfc, 12/19/2012 6:36:50 PM     (No. 9075122)

The writer assumes Europe has something to offer as a military ally. No way, Jose. As seen repeatedly, the Eu is a gaggle of impotent, socialist governments, fighting hard to maintain their welfare states. They have no useful military capability. And have absolutely no way to project their pathetic military beyond their own borders. Let them hang themselves. The U.S. is rapidly sinking to their level of capability. China might very well beat the U.S. and the EU like tied up dogs. Hope you like the change.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nonsense, 12/19/2012 9:57:42 PM     (No. 9075371)

It´s in Soros´ best interest. Didn´t he write the book on the New World Order? Anything that disappoints Soros is a good thing for humanity.

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