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Ukraine and Syria are part of the global battle in which Europe is the target, victim and the source of blackmail revenue. Europeans have been behaving stupidly since the 1950s, when the Founding Fathers of the European Communities warned them of the dangers. They ignored the warnings. What would you call it if you were… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

Parliamentarians in the UK are discussing a referendum — promised by all three major parties. When the parties came to power, what happened? No referendum. It is still refused. The referendum would ask the public about the desire of some UK citizens to leave the EU or modify its membership. Why do so many Britons… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

‘We are facing the the greatest challenge that I believe our Union has ever faced in its history.‘ That was what the President of the European Commission told the European Parliament in what he called the State of the Union message. Is it true? I don’t think so, unless Mr Barroso is hiding some utterly… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

Many of the EU States are now in deep debt and looking for a bail-out. Too often this is due simply to government overspending for ideological or “political” reasons. Too often these debt problems are accompanied by fraudulent national statistics or fiddling the books. Some of the secrets have not yet seen the light of… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

For the first time in decades, two Iranian warships plan to transit the Suez Canal on route for Syria. Israel has denounced this as a provocation. At a time when Egyptians are in a delicate state of political and religious turmoil this is a brazen signal of growing Persian outreach. It is directed at the… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price

Thirty years ago, the European Communities succumbed abjectly to energy blackmail. It was a shameful act. In fact, a series of shameful events that European leaders would like to forget. My purpose today is to help them remember. At stake is Europe’s survival and dealing with its Achilles’ heel — energy. Under pressure of the… » read more

Posted by David Heilbron Price