EastWest - A tough anniversary
Milestones are times to appraise the situation and set goals for the future. The European Union celebrations in March are unlikely to be too boisterous. What can we expect? Back to nation states or a union of states?
- Monday, 27 February 2017
On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome in 1957, the visionary con- cept of a union of states that could guarantee peace and prosperity on a continent that had been torn by fratricidal wars only a few years earlier seems to jar with the current political trend in which the individual nation state is viewed as the most effective solution to the problems of our time.