European identity is closely linked to the myth of European unity
(Girardet, 1997; Boia, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2013).
In this context, European unity
presented itself as a possibility.
His departure is even more damaging than that of former Chancellor Nigel Lawson and it leaves the Prime Minister just as isolated in the Cabinet, all of whose senior figures believe in movement towards greater European unity
The second section, "City of a Provisional Europe," describes two further shifts; to the idea of European unity
, and from the influx of residents with backgrounds and perspectives outside Europe.
Despite affirmations that European unity
was the only way out of the debt turmoil, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande differed over a key plank of crisis-fighting: tighter checks on the European banking sector.
Nothing can disguise the simple facts: the dream of European unity
ending in the fudge of frightened, inadequate people, dressed up in impenetrable corporate-speak.
Let's never forget the fundamental reason for maintaining our commitment to European unity
The first was in 1997 at a presentation when Tony Blair was awarded the Charlemagne Prize for his contribution to European Unity
Mr Hollande then left within hours on his first diplomatic foray - to Berlin, following a post-war custom for new French leaders to reach out to their German counterparts to solidify European unity
And since the National Front's program focuses primarily on the socioeconomic situation, and holds the immigrants responsible for that, meaning the Arab and Muslim communities in France; and since it also focuses on the European unity
and its role in the growing numbers of the laborers coming from Eastern Europe, then any compromise that Sarkozy will be forced to make in order to gain the votes of the right wing will have to include an agreement over these issues.
In Southern Europe many politicians and citizens think that austerity measures are too difficult," Plevneliev stresses, pointing out that Germany always had a commitment to European unity
In his book, Nixon predicted the collapse of the Soviet Union and the European unity
, the resurgence of China and warned of the threat posed by Islam to the West.
Progress toward European unity
over the last half century has been characterized by the intervention of decisive politicians at critical junctures.
His move also threatened to strain European unity
as many Germans are concerned about the European bailout scheme.
He adds: "An Islamic Caliphate is a useful enemy to all Europeans as it will ensure European unity
under Christian cultural conservative leadership.