European, Politics

Finally, the United States of America are sending in the Bailiff to collect their debts!

Despite the moaning and groaning aimed at President Trump’s lack of manners as well as at the consequences of his uncontrolled statements, Europeans cannot avoid responding to the bill that has been duly presented by their partner for “services rendered” over the last 70 years! If there is no doubt that extending credit to finance Europe’s recovery after the devastation of the war was beneficial to both debtor and creditor, this state of affairs was perpetuated long after Europe’s return to prosperity, allowing it to bolster its economic performance and social welfare system at the expense of its defense capabilities, putting, over time, both its independence and security in jeopardy. The end of communism accelerated the process, leading to further…

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