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Se desmorona Europa

MADRID – La Unión Europea, por sus divisiones y tensiones, podría perder la paz, prosperidad y libertad de movimiento que han constituido sus señas de identidad, así como su amplitud de miras y objetivos comunes. ¿Seremos los europeos capaces de unirnos a tiempo para preservar nuestros valores?

La salida del Reino Unido es un duro reflejo del peligro que se cierne sobre la UE, peligro agravado por la elección de Donald Trump como presidente de Estados Unidos, nuestro aliado más cercano y poderoso, además de socio clave en materia de seguridad y defensor de valores compartidos. La agresividad contra el proyecto europeo que ha marcado el comienzo de su mandato abre un frente nuevo para Europa.

Puede parecer exagerado. Parte de la clase política de EE.UU. sigue convencida –o al menos es el mensaje– de que los pesos pesados más sensatos del gabinete de Trump, como el secretario de Defensa, James Mattis, y el secretario de Estado, Rex Tillerson, dirigirán la política exterior estadounidense. “No os preocupéis”, dicen, “evitaremos lo peor”.

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