Whenever I think of the EU diplomatic corps, I have this vision of pinstripe-clad men in silk top hats bent so far backwards the crowns of their hats rub the dirt.
"European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso Thursday stressed that there is no connection between acts of terrorism and Islamic countries."
The rest is here.
Yah, I read the enemy. Besides the Times, I mean.
The closing paragraph contains a bit of honesty, however inadvertent the inclusion must have been:
"The Brussels-based Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) in a statement said the Barcelona Process "did not significantly help improve the human rights situation in the region during the past ten years".
There are more clowns in this circus than you can shake a stick at.