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Response to MicaelS (Reply #84)

Thu Jan 12, 2012, 08:37 PM

85. I'm not saying it's good or bad, only that I think it would be a result

If the EU survived, and if the units making it up became numerous and small due to the larger nations breaking up, then none of the unit would be strong enough to dominate the central government. I think power would increasingly flow to the center.

The old dream of a Europe of the Regions included this kind of setup, as I remember. I think the idea was that it would free up the old ethnic regions of Europe to reassert their old identities safely, protected by the strong overarching structure.

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