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EvilDrSmith Bronze badge

Re: ideology over commonsense

And for most of that period, the absence of war in Western Europe was due to the overt threat of war with the Soviet Block, and the potential for nuclear Mutually Assured Destruction.

If you want to claim peace in Europe since 1990 as a success for the EEC/EC/EU, then maybe.

Peace in Europe (such as it was) between 1945 and 1990 is down to the USA and Soviet Union.

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