Daily Archives: 30 October 2013

Europe supports controversial Georgian ex-president Saakachvili

Two days after the defeat of Micheil Saakachvili’s protégé during Georgia’s presidential election, the departing president stopped in Brussels for a “farewell” meeting with European Commission president José Manuel Barroso. The latter had insisted on Georgia advancing towards democracy. “If … Continue reading

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A strong euro could undermine the European economy

The euro exchange rate is at 1.38 dollars, or almost ten percent more than a year ago. Although export companies are complaining, authorities are downplaying the dangers. And wrongly so since Europe depends on the rest of the world to … Continue reading

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Simplification: the new Holy Grail

Europe is supposed to lighten regulatory burden. Everyone agrees but two camps are opposing each other on the goal of simplification.

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