The ten years that shook Europe up


Single market, single currency, enlargement and new Constitution. It’s fine to ask for more excitement and more spirit in the process of European construction, but, for Mario Monti, it should not be forgotten that in one decade extraordinary things have been done. Rigour, but also flexibility are necessary in the Stability Pact. As for verifications of the new Constitution, “my proposal for the government leaders is . . .”