Thursday, February 15

The Germans Role Out The Constitution

On the excellent blog site England Expects one can read a disturbing account of the state of play on the EU constitution, and the role of German chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel in pursuit of a resolution to the issue.

But, whichever way you cut it, hers is a high risk strategy with only a limited chance of success and, set against that, are the risks of re-opening old wounds which emerged during the French and Dutch referendum campaigns. It is something of a mystery, therefore, as to why Dr Merkel should be expending so much political capital on such a hazardous venture. Part of the reason is explored on the posting: .

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