KHADR, AL­MOST 16, KILLED ONE AMER­I­CAN SOL­DIER AND SE­RI­OUSLY WOUNDED AN­OTHER.

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fields, but this is the na­ture of a great deal of cur­rent po­lit­i­cal dis­course. The Euro­pean project is largely one of ho­mog­e­niza­tion — there will be one her­ni­at­ing mass of laws and reg­u­la­tions and heavy tax­a­tion and re­dis­tri­bu­tion for all Europe.

The new pres­i­dent of France, Em­manuel Macron, de­vised a new party whose virtue was that it was none of the ex­ist­ing par­ties. The new regime promised Eurofed­er­al­ism with re­duced reg­u­la­tion and less so­cial reg­i­men­ta­tion, but no re­duc­tion of so­cial ben­e­fit. There would be more and in­di­cates an aver­sion to dis­par­age­ment of al­ter­na­tive govern­ment and a par­tial back­lash against the Brexit vote among the youth, as the Labour Party’s vote was largely har­vested among young peo­ple. Cer­tainly, they are more prone to en­thu­si­asm for the Euro­pean ideal of ris­ing above an­cient na­tional con­flicts, but also to a de­sire to be rid of na­tional dis­tinc­tions, to be taxed and reg­u­lated with au­thor­ity, taken care of, and lib­er­ated from the re­quire­ments of na­tion­al­ism and free ex­er­cise of max­i­mum prac­ti­cal lib­erty. Some of this ap­par­ent

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