Tag: European Union

Brexit showdown Monday

In Hamlet, Marcellus, an officer of the palace guard, seeing the ghost of the dead king, walking over the palace walls, observes, ‘Something is rotten in the state of Denmark’.   Shakespeare would be spoiled for choice for a location for those words today – whether in Brussels, Washington, Westminster.   Or indeed, at Stormont,…

Besieged Europe

In the past months, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the “Caliph” of the Islamic State, has constantly urged to commit attacks in Europe, by any means, also explicitly mentioning the use of cars or trucks into the crowd. In the heart of Berlin, just as had happened in Nice on July 14, a truck has invested the…