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The reports of Europe's death are greatly exaggerated

"The Slow Death of Europe" is the headline of Walter Laqueur's commentary in The National Interest:

Some five years ago in a book entitled The Last Days of Europe I dealt with Europe's decline-and was criticized for my pessimism. And yet I now feel uneasy facing the apocalyptic utterances of yesterday's Euro-enthusiasts. For even if Europe's decline is irreversible, there is no reason that it should become a collapse. At a time of deep, multiple crises in Europe it is too easy to ridicule the delusions of yesteryear.

So, he still stands by the title of his book? More than 1800 "last" days have passed since the publication five years ago and we still have fun. I guess, when a baby is born, its last days have begun before the inevitable death.

If we are witnessing Europe's last days right now, then yesterday was the first day of a China-US war that will cause millions of casualties.

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