Europe: A Tale of Two Citadels

From Vienna's stately Hofburg Palace, where the Congress of Vienna met to realign Europe 150 years ago, five Prime Ministers and two other representatives of Europe's Outer Seven last week called for a meeting with ministers of the Common Market. They wanted to discuss "strengthening cooperation" and "coordinating policies" of the two blocs. Explained the man who had convened the Seven, Britain's Harold Wilson: "We are in our citadel, they are in theirs. There is no suggestion we should come out of ours waving a white flag. All we suggest is that...

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