Europe’s loosening alliance with the US of Donald Trump. The EU’s failure to keep Turkey in the EU’s orbit; the failure of the EU’s Balkans’ policy. The failure of the EU’s Southern and Eastern Neighborhood Policy. The rise of a hostile neighborhood. The EU’s mistaken policy towards Russia that emerged as the main danger: Russia against the EU and its policy and provocations. Europe’s dangerous oil dependence on Russia and the EU’s plans to eliminate it. China is entering the ring: the Balkan Silk Road.