Federation of Europe

Archive Report

Soviet-Western Split and Europe's Feture

The Deadlock of the victorious powers on basic principles of a peace settlement for Germany has brought an upsurge of public interest in projects for the political and economic reorganization of Europe along federal lines. In the United States and Great Britain, some degree of federalization for western Europe is coming to be regarded as an essential accompaniment of the German settlement. Opening a campaign to promote the cause of a united Europe with an address at London on May 14, Winston Churchill declared: “The central and almost the most serious problem which glares upon the Europe of today is the future of Germany …Except within the framework and against the background of a united Europe, this problem is incapable ...

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