Has Europe overreached? The European Union added its 28th member with the accession of Croatia in 2013. Its institutions have taken on many of the attributes of statehood, and its economies have never been more closely integrated, but Britain's vote to leave the EU and the continuing trauma of the euro crisis pose questions about Europe's future.
Randall W. Stone (Ph.D Harvard, 1993) is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Skalny Center. He is author of three books and numerous articles on international relations.