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Western Europe
Anastasia Stepanova joins young Europeans on a journey to learn of the vision that led to the European Union
Today people criticize or, at best, take for granted the existence of the European Union. It has somehow slipped out of our memory that it was an unprecedented, phenomenal event when, so soon after World War II, enemies became friends.
Edy Korthals Altes shocked the Dutch establishment when he resigned from the diplomatic service to become an outspoken writer and peace activist. He tells Hennie de Pous-de Jonge why he did it.
Catherine Guisan-Dickinson reads two books which express diametrically opposed views of European union.
Divided by 20 miles of water, France and England are old friends, neighbours and rivals. Andrew Stallybrass explores their relationship.