European nations have begun to move away from the idea that Europe is a region. 

They are increasingly opting to define themselves as part of a single area, rather than the two regions.

This new vision for Europe, put forward by the European Union, is seen as a positive step, as it helps countries develop their own identity. 

However, many Europeans see the EU’s plan as a major blow to their countrys independence and regional identity.

Here, I have been writing about the EUs proposed regionalisation for years.

Read more about Europe and its relationship with the Mediterranean, and how the new plan is perceived.

This article first appeared in The Atlantic .