Dutch Vote on European Union Constitution

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The French didn't like it. The Dutch are poised to reject it. The battle over the European Union constitution hints at deeper concerns over Europeans' national identities and political determination. We look at the future of the European Union.


Emma Thomasson, chief correspondent in Netherlands for Reuters

Andrew Moravcsik, professor of politics; director, European Union Program at Princeton University; Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution

Ambassador Frans Van Daele, Belgian ambassador in Washington, D.C.; former permanent rep of Belgium to the EU

John Micklethwait, U.S. editor for The Economist; co-author, The Right Nation: Conservative Power in America



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