Europe’s rule-of-law crisis

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Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo (L) and her Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban (R) attend a joint press conference after their meeting in the Parliament building in Budapest, Hungary, 08 February 2016.

Europe’s rule-of-law crisis


BRUSSELS – From the rubble of two world wars, European countries came together to launch what would become the world’s largest experiment in unification and cooperative, shared sovereignty. But, despite its impressive achievements over the decades, the European project now risks disintegration.
An unresolved financial crisis, a refugee crisis, a deteriorating security environment, and a stalled integration process have created throughout Europe a toxic, unstable political environment in which p...


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