European disunion done right

European disunion done right
January 3, 2013 Economist.com
European disunion

The Economist dives deep into the old Holy Roman Empire and the special significance it holds today for the European union. Not arguably, quite a lot had transpired by the time Ferdinand left for Vienna, with 164 ships floating down the Danube. Precisely what that was, however, has been a matter of passionate dispute among historians ever since, with special relevance today. The crux of this article is that the problems found in each instance (old and new), are remarkably similar…

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