欧洲的灾难

终于发生了。在法国和荷兰否决《欧洲宪法条约》之后,爱尔兰的“否决”投票给了强大团结的欧洲第二次、或许也是致命的一击。

2008年6月12日,将会作为书写欧洲历史的日子而被载入史册。无论要采取何种孤注一掷的补救措施,也无法掩盖这样一个基本事实:那就是至少在未来10年内(也许更加遥遥无期),欧盟将不再是世界舞台上一股严肃的外交力量。

这一变化发生在巴尔干问题依旧悬而未决的时刻。在这样一个时刻,美国的影响力日渐衰落、俄国正在重新崛起、土耳其的国内政策正朝着错误的方向发展、紧挨着欧盟的邻居——近东地区——局势一触即发、而中国和印度作为新兴力量的崛起将决定明天的全球经济和政治局势。

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