After the formation of the new European Commission under its new president, a renewed sense of hope emerged.

In deed, we all hoped that after so many lost years under José Manuel Durão Barroso’s leadership, the European Union would finally start to concentrate more on its own reinforcement, as well as to elaborate and impose a new policy aimed at underlining its will to solve its functional problems at home and strengthen its role abroad. 

At the European level, the previous European ...


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