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坚决捍卫欧洲

布鲁塞尔—今天的欧盟需要拯救和彻底的革新。拯救欧盟必须放在第一位,因为欧洲正面临生存威胁。但是,正如法国总统马克龙在其竞选过程中所强调的,重振欧盟以往所得到的支持同样至关重要。

欧盟所面临的生存威胁一部分来自外部。欧盟被对它所追求的目标怀有敌意的力量所环绕——普京的俄罗斯、埃尔多安的土耳其、西西的埃及,以及特朗普竭力打造的美国。

但威胁同样也来自内部。治理欧盟所依据的条约在2008年金融危机后已经与欧元区的普遍情况基本脱节。即便是让单一货币持续下去所必须采取的最简单的创新,也只能通过绕过现有条约的政府间安排来实施。此外,随着欧洲机构的运转变得日益复杂,欧盟本身也逐渐丧失了某些功能。

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