The US has a singular position to international, national, and individual responsibilities, or Europeans have. If you're from Portugal, you're very likely to be far more into the socialist spectrum than I (dutch) am. So you'll run into the same discussions as I did.
From a fine video by Lisab I gathered that the biggest English speaking nation on earth soon will be China. It's going to be very interesting to see what will happen when some of them end up here too.