The Monitor's View In Europe and now Asia, a search for ‘common destiny’

China has adopted the EU’s slogan of ‘common destiny’ for creating a Eurasian economy. Yet the EU’s many new woes call for redefining the core values, or identity, of its union.


The European Union must be doing something right. Its oft-repeated slogan about a “common destiny” for its 500 million people has become the catchphrase for China in a campaign to bind its neighbors into a community.