"Europe seems a diminished force in the world. In Asia and America it has become fashionable to look upon these failings with disdain. Europe’s time is past, it is said. Its ageing, inward-looking citizens no longer have the resolve to overcome adversity. And yet an ailing Europe benefits nobody."
Yes: the European Union will thrive if its leaders seize the moment in the same way they did 20 years ago. Read the complete article in The Economist here.