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How Nationalism Undermines the European Union

May 29, 2015 | 09:30 GMT
The European Union flag flying in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.
The EU flag and flags of other EU member states flying in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.
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The longer Brussels waits, the harder it will be to convince some member states to engage in integration projects as the prospect of prosperity fades. In the meantime, the temptation of nationalism will influence member states to confront Brussels and repatriate power to their capitals, ultimately meaning the death of the European Union....

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