As the financial crisis deepens, the EU's indecision and failure to act threatens to shatter the vision of a united Europe
guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 24 February 2009
"If the EU has an answer to the intensifying financial firestorm in eastern Europe, it is keeping it to itself. But the longer member states fiddle about, the greater the risk of a pan-continental conflagration – and of lasting damage to the EU's core aspiration for wider and deeper union.....
In other words, faith in the vision of a Europe whole and free is in danger of eroding. The crash of '09, not unlike previous historical calamities, is calling into question the future of a united Europe."