14 October 2002 Relief and realism greet Brussels’ decision to open the doors of the European Union to eight Central and East European countries in 2004. PRAGUE, Czech Republic–Thirteen years after the collapse of what European Commission President Romano Prodi called the “wall of shame,” Brussels has told eight countries from Central and Eastern Europe […]

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