Topic: Centre for European Policy Studies
Europe's debt crisis, magnified by the Spanish bank bailout and Greek elections, puts Europe at a crossroads: move to real fiscal union, which populations don't want, or break apart. There's a way to avoid this awful choice. Build up Europe and build it down at the same time.
European governments are expected to sign off on a second bailout for Greece today. But conditions set on rescue money have fueled populist unrest in southern Europe.
Germany and France reached an agreement that should see a desperately needed Greece bailout move forward.
06/17/2011 01:19 pm
Belgium, split between the Dutch-speaking north and French-speaking south, still doesn’t have a government after June elections last year. The rift may eventually cause a national divorce.
03/21/2011 03:21 pm
The Greece and Ireland debt crises have raised more questions about a currency that was supposed to unify Europe.
11/23/2010 11:03 am
Ireland is set to host EU and IMF officials Thursday in ongoing talks about a bailout for the debt-stricken nation.
11/17/2010 03:18 pm
An Ireland bailout is possible after government bonds tumbled in recent weeks. The country is under pressure to accept a $100 billion bailout that could prove a bitter pill for the former 'Celtic Tiger.'
11/15/2010 06:51 pm
This weekend's G20 summit pits President Obama's stimulus efforts against European calls for austerity budgets in what is shaping up as an economic clash of civilizations.
06/25/2010 08:50 am
Will Bart De Wever's Flemish party victory in Sunday's Belgium elections mark a north-south split that leads to an independent nation of Flanders?
06/14/2010 11:05 am
Ahead of the G-20 summit, Spain decides to withdraw troops from Kosovo and investigate Bush officials for torture.
03/31/2009 01:00 am