01 Feb 2005

What values for Europe? The Ten Commandments

Michael Emerson

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This paper postulates ‘Ten Commandments’ governing the behaviour of the European Union, as drawn from either explicit or implicit references in the new European Constitutional Treaty. After a brief introduction to each one, author Michael Emerson ranks other global actors – the US, Russia and China –on the basis of the same criteria, since this could be a guide for the EU to the possibilities for harmonious foreign policy or to the difficulties that have to be managed.

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