Trends Toward a Union of Democracies


A Work in progress...

In 1900 - Anglo-American rapprochement and informal alliance.

In 1950 - NATO, ECSC

In 1975 - NATO expansion, EC expanded and deepened, OECD, IEA, NAA, G-6

In 2000 - NATO further expanded and transformed, EU, OECD, IEA, G-8, NPA, EAPC, PfP, NRC

In 2025 ...The history of the next level of institutionalization is still being written














From The Democracy Advantage: How Democracies Promote Prosperity and Peace, Routledge, p. 11