European Union Political and Economic Outlook

Former Prime Minister of Belgium Guy Verhofstadt talked about the political and economic future of the European Union. He addressed… read more

Former Prime Minister of Belgium Guy Verhofstadt talked about the political and economic future of the European Union. He addressed Europe’s fiscal problems and called for “drastic changes” to the governing system. In his comments, he considered the EU’s future political and economic integration and the parallels with America’s experience with federalism. After his remarks he was interviewed by David Frum and responded to questions from members of the audience.

The Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings (CUSE) hosted “The European Union Political Crisis: What Can the EU Learn from the U.S.?” in cooperation with the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University SAIS and the European Parliament’s Liaison Office. close

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  • Frum, David Contributing Editor Daily Beast
  • Hill, Fiona Senior Fellow and Director Brookings Institution->Center on the United States and Europe
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