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Europe’s Three Crises

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About this Event

20 Feb 2015 @ 10:45
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About the Speech:
 
In his address to the IIEA, Mr. Rachman argued that the EU currently faces three crises: In Ukraine, where a war rages on the EU's eastern border; in Greece, where Syriza's success has once again raised the prospect of a break-up of the euro; and across the Union as a whole, where populist parties from both the far-left and the far-right are benefiting from an atmosphere of mounting economic and political insecurity. Mr. Rachman discussed how each of these three crises is likely to play out in the coming months and how European leaders are likely to respond to the combination of security, economic and political challenges that they face.
 
 
About the Speakers: 
 
Gideon Rachman is Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator at the Financial Times, where he writes a weekly column on international politics. He was named as foreign affairs commentator of the year in the UK Comment Awards for 2010 and is also the author of the best-selling book Zero-Sum World: Politics, Power and Prosperity After the Crash.
 

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