October 2, 2012
TURKEY: WHO NEEDS EUROPE? “Gone are the days when European leaders would wring their hands over whether or not to let Turkey into their club. No longer are the Turks peering over Europe’s fences hopefully and longingly. With wave after wave of crisis battering the EU, Turkey has to be wondering why it should even bother pretending they want to join. Today’s Turkey is an economic success story and is increasingly flexing its muscles in its own back yard. Who needs Europe? This is a historic shift—and one that Europeans will very likely soon come to rue.”
Europe used to say that they didn’t need America’s military might because they had economic power. Now they have neither, as they run out of other people’s money.