February 7, 2014
Nationalism Isn't a Threat to European Peace
Daniel Hannan, Daily Telegraph
The Associated Press
The EU is not a cause of peace in Europe, but a consequence. Peace came to Europe, bluntly, because former dictatorships adopted capitalist democracy – first in 1945 and then, in a second wave, in 1990. The surest way to jeopardise that peace would be to move away from the model of democratic, capitalist, nation-states. And who in Europe is keenest on doing that, Mr Steinmeier?
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