A continent in hibernation?

  • 1999-01-07
  • By Paul Goble
Even as the European Unionmoves to introduce a common currency at the start of the new year, Europe has entered a period of hibernation, one without the ideas and leaders needed to broaden and deepen the integration of the continent. That is the judgment of two senior European statesmen who for a long time were involved in pushing forward the idea of Europe: former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing and former European Commission President Jacques Delors.This week, Giscard told the Paris journal Le Nouvel Observateur that both economic growth and the possibility of expanding the Eur...
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