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TR Reid's The United States of Europe is a quick, engaging read and an excellent introductory primer on the European Union.
To quote Jack Welch from the book, those in the U.S. might not like everything in this volume, but "This really is just the way the world works now."
While Reid does offer statistics to support many of his arguments, I believe that he also offers too many ancedotal examples.
The first part of the federal title is interesting, but the second part of the title is plain silly. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Mervyn O. Hagger
When this book was written it seemed like the author was correct about many things, many things have changed since then. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Eric
This book gave me another perspective on the relationship between US and EU and the author had an interesting perspective of life in Germany. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Daryl A. Daniels
This book was satirical in nature but offered valid points and interesting views... Not very accurate because of the currency of informationPublished 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book is obsolete. The 2008 financial meltdown thats made its way to the Eurozone has exposed the poorly implemented EU treaty lacking ANY fiscal policy that threatens the... Read morePublished on November 28, 2011 by Ivan
In one of his anecdotes, T.R. Reid writes that when Henry Kissinger was asked to "explain his totally misguided prediction" about the euro, "The eminent doctor ate crow. Read morePublished on November 21, 2011 by Hollywood Mogul
T.R. Reid does an excellent job explaining the history of the European Union. The EU came to be from an idea for a unified Europe where countries could export/import goods and... Read morePublished on September 20, 2011 by wtjl240
If you aren't in shock after reading T.R. Reid's "The United States of Europe" then you either are a "Neo-Con" wannabe whose in total denial, or an uneducated "Tea Partier" with a... Read morePublished on July 21, 2011 by BlackJack21