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The unravelling of the EU

Divided on foreign and defence policy, the EU seems to be slipping backwards. It must learn to speak in one voice, or others will shape the new world order
Charles Grant  

Letter from Georgia

The would-be border between South Ossetia and Georgia is being entrenched. Will the Georgian government own up to its role in the war and help the displaced return home?
Thomas de Waal  

Crisis watch

Warren Buffett attacked derivatives as "financial weapons of mass destruction." So why has he just done one of the biggest derivatives deals ever?
Jonathan Ford  

Brussels diary

Blair's chances of being president of the European council may be over; Jean-Claude Juncker is the man to beat. Plus Slovenia tries to keep a lid on the Balkans
Manneken Pis