Unformatted text preview: not conflict with UN. Germany should be punished and disarmed, but then it should be forgiven to prevent more conflict. “The first step is to create a Council of Europe,” in which France and Germany will lead, must lead, putting aside old conflicts for new solutions. The Schuman Declaration (Schuman) Given to him by Monnet, functionalist. The necessary step is to create a “de facto solidarity” that would make it impossible for Germany and France to war against one another, “materially impossible.” “World peace cannot be safeguarded without the making of creative efforts proportionate to the dangers which threaten it.” Europe cannot be made by a leap into union; it will be put together through steps. The ECSC is a decisive step in the right direction. It lays a basis for “economic unification.” It is a way to further the economies of both countries and because of shared sovereignty, they would be hurting themselves to start conflicts....
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- Fall '07
- European Union, solid international state, national political power