It will ultimately be necessary for the European Union (“EU”) to stop simultaneously handling economic issues by the Community method and foreign policy measures by an undemocratic intergovernmental method. When the time comes for a single method to be chosen, it is important for the long-term stability of the Union and for the small Member States, that the Commission and the Community method in operation be suitable. Unfortunately, the result of the proposed Constitution devalues it.
John Temple Lang,
The Main Issues After the Convention on the Constitutional Treaty for Europe,
27 Fordham Int'l L.J. 544
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