from Global News Journal:

EU gets new Commission, but little to cheer yet

February 9, 2010

There was more a sense of relief than joy when the European Union finally got its new executive on Tuesday. These are difficult times for the EU and there is little to celebrate.

from Global News Journal:

Does Washington care about the EU?

February 1, 2010

Try as it might, the European Union's efforts to act like a bigger player in world affairs keep running into obstacles.