never spelt out or even demanded.
However, the purpose of the project is clear. It is
the creation of a United States of Europe whose main object is to be powerful.
This empire-building, Dalrymple notes,
is the obsession of the European political class, not of most of the people.
To create a unitary European state in the hope that identity will follow
seems to me to court a Yugoslav-type dénouement.