'...as the EU’s ‘experts’ and ‘technocrats’ insanely destroy the economies of Greece, Spain and Italy, it must now surely be obvious to everyone.
The EU, far from being a bright future, offers nothing but bankruptcy and decline.
If the old USSR was an Evil Empire – and it was – the EU is the Stupid Empire. Obsessed with the idea that the nation state is obsolete, the EU has sought to bind its colonies tightly, while pretending they are still independent'Unfortunately, Hitchens fails to grasp that this "post modern imperium" is not just about the supposed economic benefits of having large trading blocks and the attendant political clout this is meant to give Europe in global affairs.
As the extension of NATO eastwards demonstrates a lot of it is about access to the diversified pipeline supply routes, one reason both Ukraine and Turkey are being touted for EU entry.