EU – not the US – is the fragile coalition

EU – not the US – is the fragile coalition


It was 1960s-70s American protest singer Phil Ochs whose anti-imperialist poetic pleadings captivated a generation of young people opposed to the Vietnam War and US foreign policies, and he did it best when he sang, “We’re the biggest and the toughest kids on the block, And we’re the Cops of the World, boys.”Now, European Union leaders are fond of poking holes in American foreign policy as being the legacy of manifest destiny and, as Ochs often sang, of carrying forth with policies designed to...


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