Europe is not America

Will it be able to become what America is today, a superpower that does beautiful and bad weather? Does it make sense to talk about an alternative Europe to America? Is it still possible to take place atlantic? Islamic fundamentalists will kneel the West? How can the war to be won at terrorism? After the success of "American Damns" and "Blessed Americans", Massimo Teodori concludes the trilogy facing the relationship between the old continent and the new world at the most dramatic moment for the post-bipolar era. 2004 is a decisive year: Europeans will renew their Parliament who will have to say his on the wobbing European Union, and Americans will decide whether to approve the war on the terrorism of Republican President George W. Bush or prefer the alternative of the Democratic John F. Kerry. According to the author, the dark vice of Europe lies in its original traits. Its inability to have a weight in the world does not derive only from the lack of a foreign and defense policy but from the manner in which the unification process takes place, from its chronic refusal of leadership, by the democratic deficit of its institutions and absence Of a continental mythology able to give so disparate populations identity, belonging and hope. It is therefore illusory to say that the European Union can do to be counterparted to the United States: "Until Europeans are capable of raising ideal flags, and to support them also resorting to force, they will remain in the history of history". Teodori, with the competence of the historian and the lucidity of the political essayist, deepens the six fonts founding the two parts of the West - origin and history, 'demos' and constitution ...

  • Author: Massimo Teodori
  • Format: Hardcover, 15 x 22.5 cm
  • Pages: 130
  • Publisher: Mondadori
  • Necklace: Frecea
  • Year: 2004

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