Europe for Peace

Europe for Peace
1 April 2016Feature

The EU has transformed 'the most violent continent in history', argues Europe for Peace

The European Union was founded after the Second World War on the idea that countries who trade with each other do not go to war with each other.

Now, Europe is peaceful and we need to remember how novel that is, why it is an achievement and, most importantly, what led to it being so normal that we don’t even question it any more.

Little-known fact: Europe was the most violent continent in history. It is thanks to the shared economic and political interests…