1. Fixing the Eurozone by enabling it to have a proper countercyclical fiscal policy. At a minimum this requires having a European Fiscal Stance (I.e. fiscally strong nations must be required to spend during Europe-wide downturns. So that this does not become a “Transfer Union” they can spend within their own borders, but spend they must).
2. Military expendure has to be increased, first to 2% of GDP as mandated by NATO, and then progressively to 2.5% and 3%.
Jacek Rostowski is a former minister of finance and deputy prime minister of Poland.