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Vive la welfare state!

The case for Euro-optimism

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european vacation. Germans relaxing on the beach in Riccione, Italy. (Daniele Mattioli) Daniele Mattioli
By Christopher Shea
January 29, 2006

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IN A DOOMSAYING essay in this month's issue of The New Criterion arguing that Europe was either about to shrink into global irrelevance or get overrun by angry Muslim immigrants, the Canadian journalist Mark Steyn offered some impressive supporting evidence. ''The CIA," he wrote, ''is predicting that the EU will collapse by 2020." (Full article: 950 words)

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