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Manoeuvrings within the EU Council

Power inside the EU Council: It is worth spelling out my view of how the EU Council operates. See the earlier post on the Harpsund Meeting.  The outcome of the Harpsund meeting is in itself a fascinating study of the exercise … Continue reading

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EU Council Remains All-powerful

Introduction: The 2014 elections to the EU parliament was made the subject of a massive media campaign across EU member-states, maintaining that parliament was now more assertive against Council. Let me give a Swedish example. Daily, over an entire month, … Continue reading

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