n.16 October 2007

Even if the two countries gave birth to a “strategic economic dialogue mechanism” to reinforce mutual trust, the US standpoints seem to have become inflexible, creating the same reaction in China.

Economic historian Valerio Castronovo has reflected on the reasons for Europe’s decline and explains that the main problem is the European inability to realise that conquests do not last forever.

Only Croatia seems to have everything in order to join the European Union by 2010. The two new entries, Romania and Bulgaria, are therefore destined to remain the easternmost and most dynamic border of the Union for a few years.

Spain or death. So people try every possible escape route. The journey of hope from the coasts of Senegal to Europe can cost up to 800 euros.