Jacques Delors

From the archives: Europe Reaches for a Postwar Dream--Unity

BRUSSELS -- Europe's history is littered with noble ideas and broken dreams. Now there is a new dream: Unity. Twelve West European nations, among them countries whose differences dragged the world to war twice in this century, have pledged to complete by 1992 what was once dismissed as impossible--an end to frontiers and creation of a single unified marketplace. If they succeed--and during the past year realists have begun to join dreamers in predicting that they might--the result will reshape the Continent and drastically affect the rest of the world. U.S. Role Sought In Washington, the trade aspects of the 1992 reforms are viewed as so pivotal that Secretary of Commerce Robert A....