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After the German Summit, Limits to E.U. Political Integration Appear Strong

The Power and Interest News Report writes:

On the eve of June 23, after very difficult negotiations, the European Union’s leaders struck a deal that opens the way to a new European treaty. The German E.U. semester has, therefore, ended with a compromise that enables Chancellor Angela Merkel to claim a diplomatic success, but the compromise’s details show that European political integration has probably reached impassable limits.

From a political-strategic and international point of view, the most significant results of the deal are that European states will continue to exist, an E.U. super-state is not going to form, and Europe will unlikely become a unitary geopolitical actor in the coming decades.

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