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Originally posted by jam321
reply to post by audas
The people of the world know full well your actions without the internet. The US has had direct military action in well over 100 countries since the second world war
Please, the people of the world were hardly aware of the intentions of their own government, much less ours. Military action is just part of a country's policy. And IMO not all of our military engagement has been for the worse.
Output in the euro region fell 18.4 percent from the year- earlier month, the biggest drop since the data series began in 1986, after a revised 16 percent decline in January, the European Union’s statistics office in Luxembourg said today. Economists expected production to fall 18 percent in February, according to the median of 16 estimates in a Bloomberg survey. Inflation slowed in March to 0.6 percent, a record low, the office said in a separate report.
Output in March dropped to its lowest level since December 1998 and was nearly 13 percent below its year-earlier level.
On a 12-month basis, output was down a hefty 12.8 percent.
THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) will revise its 2009 forecast for Germany's gross domestic product (GDP) downwards to a drop of 5pc, according to Der Spiegel.
While the minutes offered no specific numerical expectations for GDP, the new forecasts downgrade the Committee's latest published expectations for GDP between -1.3% and -0.5% in 2009 and 2.5% and 3.3% in 2010.
The EU is larger economically than US - the US is entirely dependent on the EU for all forms of trade and with Asian Union fast becoming bigger than the EU than the EU that leaves your union about 3rd.
that leaves your union about 3rd.