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  • Eurozone_latest

    Crazy plans for a Eurozone government

    The EU's neo-authoritarian tendencies mean that whenever there's a problem, Brussels always comes down in favour of yet more centralisation. The latest crazy idea is for a Eurozone government. But it won't work and is based on economic nonsense

    by Daniel J. Mitchell - 28 July 2015
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    Honour commitments to Georgia or we lose the country forever

    Russia is continuing to aggressively expand and entrench its hold over South Ossetia and Abkhazia, while the West stands idly by despite bold words about supporting Georgia's territorial integrity. The West needs to step up and make good on its commitments, or risk losing Georgia to Russia forever

    by Daniel Hamilton - 27 July 2015
  • Obama_with_his_grandmother_in_kenya

    Obama's legacy: Cuba, Iran, and silly, PC Brit-bashing

    Barack Obama's international legacy will come down to a probably reasonable move to reconcile with Cuba, a possibly disastrous deal with Iran, and, this side of the pond, a gratuitous history of Brit-bashing based on shallow political correctness

    by Robin Mitchinson - 26 July 2015
  • The_city

    Corruption UK: London as world's money laundering capital

    London property prices are soaring in part due to the laundering of dirty money from foreign criminals. The problem of financial crime and corruption in Britain is vast, and British society is in denial about it

    by the commentator - 25 July 2015
  • Greek_beggar

    Has the Troika destroyed Greece?

    In recent days and weeks, we have seen the financial and political elite of Europe humiliate Greece. The country is being destroyed before our eyes. The Greeks feel trapped, with nowhere else to go. But Britain is not trapped, and we must get out of the EU before it's too late

    by Chris Muspratt - 24 July 2015
  • Koevoet_veterans

    Only 'Koevoet' can defeat Boko Haram

    The key to defeating Boko Haram is to send in units that actually know what they are doing in African warfare. If we want to win, we need to bite the bullet and bring in South Africa's toughest, and there were none tougher than Koevoet

    by Robin Mitchinson - 24 July 2015
  • Finsbury_park_mosque

    So, where are all these British Muslim moderates?

    The Prime Minister was right to highlight the wider narrative that leads to Islamist violence. Trouble is, in British Muslim society “non-violent extremists who radicalise young people” are part of the mainstream, and no-one has the courage to say it

    by Richard Ferrer - 23 July 2015
  • Container_ship

    Declining EU is overrated as a trading power

    Trade figures show we do more and more business outside the EU, which, for Britain, is a declining asset. Despite what we are being told by the mainstream media, and a political establishment intoxicated by visions of a federal Europe, the EU is not the future. It is the past

    by Alan Murad - 23 July 2015
  • Tallin

    Estonia shows how sensible taxation helps growth

    Estonia is a breath of fresh air on a European continent in danger of sinking into a stagnant swamp of statism. The figures speak for themselves. It just shows that low taxation and a pro-business approach can work wonders. We should all follow suit

    by Daniel J. Mitchell - 23 July 2015
  • Kids_in_gaza

    EU's astonishing free pass for Palestinian terrorism

    The European Union is prone to living in a fantasy world. But its latest pronouncement effectively whitewashing Palestinian terrorism and simultaneously demonising Israel marks yet another, astonishing, low point

    by Michael Curtis - 22 July 2015
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    The Sun’s royal Nazi exposé, and Islamic radicalism

    The Sun newspaper's royal "Nazi expose" last week was one of the most controversial tabloid covers ever seen. But the paper was right to bring it to our attention, just as we are right to expose radical ideology among British Muslims today

    by William Hanley - 21 July 2015
  • La_dolce_vita

    Italy's uncertain romance with Europe

    Italy's faith in the European project has been badly shaken by the Greek crisis. But the Eurozone's third largest economy is not about to quit. Italy is locked in a strange and contradictory romance with both Brussels and Berlin

    by Tim Hedges - 21 July 2015
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    Cameron campaign against Islamic extremism is long overdue

    Prime Minister David Cameron has announced new measures to crack down on Islamic extremism at home and abroad. For far too long, political correctness has allowed this wicked ideology to flourish. Cameron's remarks may seem late in the day to some, but he's on the right track at last

    by Clare George-Hilley - 20 July 2015
  • United-states-of-europe

    A wild ride to political union if we stay in the present EU

    Predictably, the BBC is smothering a vital EU policy document pushing for a United States of Europe. Our democracy is again under assault from Brussels, and the government needs to break the silence and explain how we are going to resist

    by John Redwood MP - 20 July 2015
  • Migrants_in_rome

    The changing face of immigrant Europe

    The chaotic migrant problem in Europe has led to cities like Rome seeing historic sites taken over by gangs, making it both dangerous and unrecognisable. But now Brussels wants to off-load the new migrants to countries like Poland. They won't be happy, but will the EU give them a choice?

    by Vincent Cooper - 20 July 2015