60 Ideas for Europe

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The EU and its member countries should condemn Totalitarian Nazi and Communist regimes. All victims deserve memory in the European history. For one half of Europe, the end of Second World War was the beginning of new terror and killing.

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National Security should indeed be the responsibility of each Member State. However, it should not be the “exclusive” responsibility, as expressed in the appalling wording of the last paragraph, Art. 4.2 TEU (Lisbon). What has happened to the Solidarity Clause?

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The European Union’s Common Foreign and Security Policy is still ineffectual; the ESDP is no better. Meanwhile, Russia’s sense of insecurity over NATO expansion to its borders is matched only by its aggressive use of energy as a tool of policy. So why not kill two birds with one stone? Forgive the metaphor… Granted, the… » read more

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Europe should promote peace all around the world. The most important achievement of the European integration process has been the reconciliation of the European continent. Peace is the most important asset that Europe can export worldwide. PEACE should therefore be one of the most important and visible commitments of the European society as a whole,… » read more

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EU voice at global stage

Europe should develop a strong voice on the global stage with common foreign and security policies that promote peace, security in regional conflicts democracy and the respect for human rights providing for a strong role model across the world, whilst recognizing the importance of the nation state.

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