Europe still lacks a foreign policy

published 01.08.2020 02:00

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An EU foreign policy exists only so far as member states allow it, with any decision requiring unanimity.

Unlike euro policy, the EU’s foreign policy is not entirely in its gift to solve.

After opposing common debt issuance to solve the euro-zone’s ills, the German government at last gave the nod earlier this year, paving the way for the biggest federalising step the EU has taken since the euro’s creation.

The EU is trying to fix the problems at its borders with the trappings of a foreign policy but not its actual tools, just as politicians tried to save the euro without always having the right institutions in place.

Charlemagne Europe still lacks a foreign policy Yet in matters of currency it has hung together better than predicted TO DEPRESS AN EU diplomat, lay out a map of Europe.