From working with Lithuania to enable gas pipelines, to relaxing visas for Belarusians, there’s much we can do to put pressure on Lukashenko’s regime.
What would the lesser men who would bring her down have done: put migrants on sealed trains in their tens of thousands and send them – where, exactly?
Davis may not have got all he wanted on the backstop. But for the second time in a few months, he has nudged May forwards. It is high time she made the most of him.
He often disagrees with EU policies, but would not be averse to using its powers and institutions to promote a very different, nativist, concept of Europe and Europeans.
If anything is put to the Commons at all before exit day, it will be a Heads of Agreement plan. The most likely consequence of its rejection would be the re-invention of transition.
The EU bureaucracy, with its supranational claims, is a godsend to him. But he is more pragmatic than he looks. He does not want a Hungary without allies.
Dissidents in Eastern Europe could look to Thatcher’s Britain to stand up for their liberty. Are we still the sort of people to whom democrats turn?
This week the Deep End has mostly been about the Eurozone – and, in particular, George Soros’s must-read essay on the subject in the New York Review of Books. While die-hard Europhiles celebrate recent developments as a turning point in the Eurozone crisis, Soros demonstrates that unlimited bond purchases on the part of European Central […]
As explained yesterday on the Deep End, Germany has finally agreed that the European Central Bank can make unlimited purchases of bonds issued by Eurozone debtor nations. As long as the agreement holds, this should mean that the likes of Greece and Spain won’t be going bust any time soon – thus ensuring the continued […]
With every post on the Deep End, we aim to feature the most interesting articles the internet has to offer. But occasionally, we come across a piece so full of ideas and insight that one post is not enough to do it justice. Thus for the next three days the Deep End is devoted to […]