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BERLIN/MADRID The European Union wishes to intensify its economic and political relations with Latin America and the Caribbean region. The German federal government and parliament had previously pressed for the common strategic policy, agreed under the German presidency of the EU in 1999 to be advanced and to overcome the opposition to it in various EU member states. US analysts saw in this co-operation a new ,,solidarity"or ,,common front"against Washington's interests in the region. more…

In an open letter to the Polish prime minister, Leszek Miller, and the German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, two prominent New World Order journalists in Poland, Adam Krzeminski and Adam Michnik, have used the front page of their own newspaper to call for a museum of expulsion to be opened in the Western Polish city of Wroclaw and not in Berlin. Wroclaw had the advantage over Berlin, they said, because neither the Germans nor the Poles would be presented only as victims. Instead, it would document the expulsions of various nationalities from Pomerania, Silesia, the Sudetenland, the Ukraine and elsewhere. The museum would also be ,,a symbol for a new beginning in Europe". The two authors add that Stalin's purpose in driving Poland Westwards was to divide Poles and Germans for ever but that this had failed: after a period of hatred, the two nations had grown closer together. more…

The German Chancellor has held a working dinner with the president of the European Commission in order to plead his case for special treatment for German industry against the demands of the Commission's policy. Schröder said he did not want to adopt a confrontational strategy but at the same time there were important interests to be defended. more…

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The European empire is acquiring colonies fast. Currently engaged in negotiations with Nato in order to take over the running of Macedonia, the EU has acquired de facto control of Bosnia & Herzegovina to the extent that the new High Representative, Lord Ashdown, has appointed a German and a French deputy but no American. This is the first time there has not been a US deputy in the body which governs Bosnia. It means that the ,,big three"EU states are now in control of the former Yugoslav territory. more…