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Let Europeans Vote for EU Officials

In my column for The Week I explain why the European Union needs more democratic accountability: The European Union is not a democracy because until now it has been regarded as an association of democracies. The institutions at the center of Europe existed to serve democratic governments, …

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Written by David Frum on Wednesday November 30, 2011

Premature Euro-Skeptics

The New York Times' profile of Euro-skeptic Bernard Connolly--who warned early of the danger of creating a single currency for a polyglot continent--is one more reminder of the enduring force of the old common-law rule: truth is not only no defense; truth actually compounds libel. People …

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Written by David Frum on Friday November 18, 2011

Shrinking the Zone to Save the Euro

The Merkel-Sarkozy strategy for changing which countries are able to use the euro is taking shape. Their next efforts will likely include an attempt to change the treaties that govern how to exit the euro and how the countries more deeply integrate . Additional treaty powers to decide who can …

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Written by Jeff Cimbalo on Wednesday November 16, 2011

The New Threat from Europe

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Written by David Frum on Monday November 14, 2011