Конституционная политика

Циник мог бы сказать, что когда у политиков иссякают идеи, они начинают заниматься созданием или изменением конституции. Возьмем Европейский Союз. Последним крупным проектом ЕС было создание единого рынка - идея, предложенная тогдашним президентом Европейской комиссии Жаком Делором. Этот проект до сих пор не завершен, а недостающие компоненты - это лишь продолжение процесса, а не новые идеи.

С тех пор Европейский Союз пробовал немного одного и немного другого, как, например, немного единой экономической политики в связи с введением евро, или немного единой внешней политики в связи с войной в Ираке. Но ни одна из них не имела особого успеха, и ни за одной из них не стоял политик такого уровня, как Делор.

Тогда ЕС занялся созданием конституции. Был созван Конвент, который составил проект конституционного договора, окончательное решение по которому должно быть принято на запланированной на ближайшее будущее межправительственной конференции стран ЕС.

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