Category Archives: Europe

The relationship between the European Union and the International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is involved in a deep, complex and potentially corrosive relationship with the European Union over the response to the eurozone’s sovereign debt crisis. While the IMF has helped shape policy, thrown cash at the deepening … Continue reading

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G20 in Cannes: Nothing short of a disaster for the EU

When, 24 hours behind schedule, José Manuel Barroso and Herman Van Rompuy gave a joint press conference at last week’s G20 meeting, they had all the appearance of rabbits caught in the glare of headlights. A world-changing event such as … Continue reading

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