POL 423 Journal 2

POL 423 Journal 2 - an anti-French alliance which Cameron...

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Financial Times Free-market links forged at Nordic Summit Thursday, January 20, 2011 Journal 2 Britain’s prime minister, David Cameron, called for a summit meeting with the countries of Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. Many see this meeting as an alliance being formed with countries that share very similar, free-market economies. Cameron says that in times like these it is a good idea to have a strong group that shares economic values that all can benefit from. Others see this as an alliance that is being formed to try to tame the power and spending of the European Union, and others still see this as
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Unformatted text preview: an anti-French alliance, which Cameron strongly denies. This article shows a great example of Great Britain working with countries outside of the European Union, trying to make diplomatic and economic relations without the need of the E.U. This almost seems as though Great Britain is trying to form stronger relations that are more similar to them than what they encounter a lot at the E.U. which makes me question whether there is some dissent in the ranks of the European Union. With all of these countries having very similar views of European integration there seems to be strong Euroscepticism....
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2012 for the course POL 423 taught by Professor Dr.mason during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.

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