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Is the European Union the greatest political peace accomplishment in modern History?
European Union permitted the longest period of time with peace for modern Europe.
The initial bases for the European Union were first conceived by
, the French foreign minister in 1950 "to make war not only unthinkable but materially impossible".
An important datapoint is that we are 70+ years without a 'global' conflict.
The geopolitical balance of power creates the peace in Europe; not the EU institution.