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European cooperation, Neutrality, Europe Politics and government 1945-


Since World War Two, there has been a consistent effort on the part of Western Europe to move towards Integration. The idea, although not new, has for the first time found a widespread enthusiasm among the nations within this sector of Europe. These nations, prodded by the two catastrophic experiences of World War One and Two^ have sought ways of overcoming the intense nationalism of the European States. Their aim Is to emphasize the commonality of these states which enables them to take advantage of supra-national institutions and policies.