It was also a very different moment from now. The reunification of Europe made all kinds of things seem possible. The Rose revolution in Georgia in 2003, the Orange revolution in Ukraine in 2004 made it seem likely that further massive transformation was possible. Well, those who believed we would easily create a "ring of friends" now find themselves, like in the Johnny Cash song, surrounded by a "ring of fire". Commissioner Hahn, Theorizing the European Neighbourhood Policy, 17 September 2015
Johannes Hahn
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