What is Spain’s standing in Europe? Are its economic woes putting its relationship with the European Union at risk.
Edmund Burke, an 18th-century philosopher, once described Spain as “a whale stranded on the coast of Europe.” Now that the nation is embroiled in the European sovereign-debt crisis, what will become of this beached giant? getAbstract recommends Jaime Pinto’s article to policy makers, investors and followers of European politics. Pinto, a historian and political writer, clearly outlines the difficulties facing the Spanish government and the implications for the euro zone. Pinto presents well-structured opinions on the importance of Spain to the European Union.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why Spain’s economic crisis endangers EU stability
- What internal problems the nation is facing
- Why Spain continues to advocate a pro-European view
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