During a late-night television interview, Gemayel said, "The March 8 [opposition] coalition has been pushing for confederalism
Most importantly, confederalism
is what we rejected.
This is called federalism in the American press, but actually it's much more than that: it's confederalism
External relations appear to have been neglected, and there has also been neglect of notions of legal pluralism within states, transnational forms of law, and even various forms of federalism or confederalism
It is probably more accurate to come away from a TEU reading with the impression that the members committed themselves to confederalism
and intergovernmentalism rather than supranational political union as such.
provided the structures for the peaceful coexistence of the various ethnic groups in Africa.