Should Iceland apply to join the European Union? And should the EU fast-track an Icelandic application to let the North Atlantic country in as soon as possible?

Europe is in decline while the European project is grinding to a halt. Population is in decline across large areas of the EU which in turn will reduce the economic weight of Europe in the world and for a bloc that relies upon its economy for its say this will mean a decline into irrelivence in globa

Since the end of 2009 when fears about Greeceā€™s economy mounted and its debt was downgraded, the European Union (E.U.) has faced a big challenge: deciding whether or not it should bail out member countries. Three countries Ireland, Portugal, and Greece, have so far received or are in the process