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Brexit Revives Talk of European Army

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On September 14, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, conducted the annual European Union State of the Union address. During his speech, Juncker encouraged the creation of a permanent European headquarters to coordinate EU security and defense initiatives (Europa). The UK’s referendum to leave the EU, known as “Brexit,” renewed the push for a […]

EU Referendum Binding

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European leaders finally sealed the deal on British Prime Minister David Cameron’s reforms. Cameron claims the deal gives Britain “special status” in the European Union and pledged to campaign to stay in the EU ahead of an uncertain referendum (France24). The referendum is to be held June 23. The summit went into overtime to discuss […]