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Wednesday, February 18, 2004

Wednesday February 18, 2004

Filed under: General — m759 @ 11:11 AM

Hard Core, Part II:
Star of Africa

In memory of St. Katharine Hepburn,
who died on St. Peter’s Day, 2003:
“Although the greater saints
are more acceptable to God
than the lesser,
it is sometimes profitable
to pray to the lesser.”
St. Thomas Aquinas  

From The Times, UK, Feb. 18, 2004:

Straw denies
a big-three takeover
at EU summit
 

Britain’s Foreign Secretary “said that there were no plans to set up a small body within the EU to take control of its affairs.

However, he told a news conference at the Foreign Office that it made sense for the three biggest economies to work ‘collaboratively’ on matters of common interest….

At tonight’s summit Mr Blair, Gerhard Schröder, the German Chancellor, and President Chirac of France will discuss initiatives to co-ordinate and strengthen the EU’s industrial policy….

German commentators regard the summit as a sea-change in British policy towards Europe — a signal that London’s main aim is no longer to split Paris and Berlin.”

1 Comment

  1. Is it not disturbing to see the British and French Prime Ministers going to Germany to decide the fate of Europe with the German Chancellor?

    It is 66 years since the Munich Conference 29th September 1938.

    Comment by andrewhoyle — Thursday, February 19, 2004 @ 4:20 AM

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