Europe: Where Iron and Clay Unite

June 21, 2012  •  From
Many experts believe European unification is dead. The Trumpet says unity in Europe is imminent. Who is right?

Boiled down to its essentials, the financial and political pandemonium in Europe comes down to one thing: conflicting national interests.

The ongoing financial crisis seems to be exposing the futility of European unification. Despite more than half a century of systematic and often forced integration, the European continent remains a patchwork of diverse and oftentimes clashing races and religions, languages and cultures. Depending on which you count, Europe is comprised of more than 30 sovereign states, many with diverging political, geopolitical and economic interests.

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