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Guest Commentary Now Is the Time for More EU!

With the Lisbon Treaty approaching the final hurdles before it is adopted, it is time for the European Union to take a bold step forward. It is up to Germany's new government to lead the EU out of a decade of doldrums. A European army would be a good place to start.
Von Thorsten Benner und Stephan Mergenthaler
It's time for the EU to deepen its cooperation -- but it will likely fall to Germany to lead the charge.

It's time for the EU to deepen its cooperation -- but it will likely fall to Germany to lead the charge.

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Thorsten Benner and Stephan Mergenthaler are from the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin and are experts on the EU's role in the world.