Not precisely an EU-related subject but what the President of the United States does by way of what he calls foreign policy is important. Anyway, I am off to Oxford for the week-end. Undoubtedly I shall be surrounded by people who have never considered the possibility of anybody disliking the European project.
In the meantime, here is an analysis of the aforementioned foreign policy. As Glenn Reynolds says, this is the audacity of bullying. President Obama might like to remember that bullying one's friends because they are more likely to give in is not always a successful policy. He will remember but it will be too late.
Meanwhile Augean Stables asks why there are no Palestinian settlements in Gaza and the West Bank. Why are so many of them still in refugee camps? The land is there.