“Libya and Europe’s divisions over foreign policy”

March 26, 2011

Timothy Garton Ash is right to highlight how domestic political pressures have led to serious differences between EU leaders on Libya (Comment, 24 March), but it would be too simplistic to argue that this shows a complete failure of the EU’s new foreign policy mechanisms. The EU high representative, Cathy Ashton, has had the challenging task of juggling the views of France, Britain and Germany while also dealing with the Italians and Maltese, who are more concerned about the EU’s inability to deal with the refugees fleeing from the crisis.

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