On March 25, 1957, six European countries signed the Treaty of Rome, which eventually became the European Union. The Treaty granted Europeans four basic freedoms (free movement of people, goods, capital and services) that taken together promised to take away narrow economic interests from ever again becoming the cause of the fratricidal wars that devastated Europe in the 20th century. As we celebrate the Treaty’s 60th anniversary and the longest period in European history without a major war, there is no doubt that it has been hugely successful in that particular objective.   Yet, the celebrations have been subdued to say the least, as Great Britain has now officially asked to leave the Union and doubts as to its very survival abound. What happened?   What happened in retrospect was


  The publication in the Wall Street Journal about Russian instructions given to the Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) leaders should not surprise anyone. Bungled attempts to ignore the scandalous revelations of probably the most influential American newspaper and total silence on the part of the institutions can mean only one thing – someone is caught red-handed, and Bulgarian authorities are afraid to react. Since the case is too hot and there is lack of response, it is most likely that the President and Government will find it hard to keep face. When you say “a” by publicly announcing the findings, you need to follow with “b” and expel from your rasdFnks at least one of the seconded experts, overt and secret agents of foreign agencies, sent to help pro-Russian parties