Out-of-touch Europe's Guidelines Will Be Ignored by All

It is clear Europe's central leaders did not authorize the recent policy changes, or even know about them. Is this out-of-control bureaucracy another symptom of the continent's decline?

Long gone are the heady days when there was talk of the European Union surpassing the United States’ economic output and becoming the world’s superpower. Now, as it accounts for a diminishing share of the world economy, it is just struggling to survive.