Echoes of the Past in the Debate Over Europe's Future
Feb 28, 2018 | 19:01 GMT
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- The debate over reforming the European Union will once again expose the rifts among member states' priorities and strategic imperatives.
- At the heart of the discussion is the enduring question about whether the bloc can overcome history and geography to become a federal superstate.
- In the long run, the European Union's main challenge will be to keep its internal divisions from paralyzing it, as challenges in and beyond the bloc multiply.