It should not be controversial to observe that the EU is in a bit of a mess. It has been one slow-motion disaster ever since the 2008 financial crisis. That was initially because one of the pillars of European unity is the Euro currency, yet the European Union does not have the effective political integration to make a currency union work.
The threat of American withdrawal from Europe and the resurgence of Russian aggression on European soil may end up doing what the economic situation and the refugee crisis have failed to doDr. Azeem Ibrahim