Prof. Žiga TURK
Ever Closer Union or Ever Stronger Union?
There are two futures of Europe. Since the Treaty of Rome, the Treaties have included the ambition to forge „an ever-closer union” among the people (not peoples) of Europe. And then there is George H. W. Bush’s vision of Europe, „whole and free”.
Prof. Andrew TETTENBORN
Brussels’ officials and lawyers behave like Roman legions who received an order from Rome to subordinate further provinces
‘If there was a referendum over the Vistula River today regarding membership in the Community, the advocates thereof would win with vast majority. But if Brussels were to stop financial transfers to Warsaw, these proportions could change. European decision-makers are aware of this,’ says Professor Andrew TETTENBORN.
Viewing Central European governments as enemies would be a fatal mistake for the EU
The current state of relations between Brussels and governments in Central Europe is unsustainable.