Europe - The world's greatest masterminds and the world's biggest criminals happen to born there.
Europe is also the home of the most ancients and finest civilizations. Democracy was invented there almost 2000 years before white settlers set their feets on american ground.
Citizens of the EU are thinking of their union as an economical and political superpower. Indeed, they could be a superpower, if they would start to agree with each other. But History has shown, that something like that will never happen: the last 60 years were the _longest_ period of freedom ever on the european continent.
They try to solve problems with diplomacy even when someone's shooting at them.
Why are you hitting me? I don't like violence! Let's have some vine and talk about your problems...