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However I see a more tough minded and less fawning approach to the EU in the future

By "the EU" do you mean the NCE consensus within the EU or the EU as a whole?


She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Fri Dec 3rd, 2010 at 01:06:34 PM EST
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Effectively the neo-con consensus although it may be difficult to distinguish the two.  Obviously a key to successful negotiation is to identify potential allies as well as adversaries, but who (within the EU establishment) has come out in support of enforcing haircuts on Irish bank bondholders or ECB loans at sustainable interest rates or quantitative easing on a realistic scale to provide greater liquidity...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Dec 3rd, 2010 at 01:27:12 PM EST
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