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Post OsricPearl on Wed 15 Nov - 18:07

So apparently, the EU is actually going to try to make an army, or a "Joint defense" enterprise. Is anyone happy about this? Thoughts?

http://www.businessinsider.com/eu-countries-agree-mega-army-2017-11

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France and Germany edged toward achieving a 70-year-old ambition to integrate European defenses on Monday, signing a pact with 21 other EU governments to fund, develop and deploy armed forces after Britain’s decision to quit the bloc.

First proposed in the 1950s and long resisted by Britain, European defense planning, operations and weapons development now stands its best chance in years as London steps aside and the United States pushes Europe to pay more for its security.

Foreign and defense ministers gathered at a signing ceremony in Brussels to represent 23 EU governments joining the pact, paving the way for EU leaders to sign it in December.

Those governments will for the first time legally bind themselves into joint projects as well as pledging to increase defense spending and contribute to rapid deployments.

“Today we are taking a historic step,” Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told reporters. “We are agreeing on the future cooperation on security and defense issues ... it’s really a milestone in European development,” he said.
The pact includes all EU governments except Britain, which is leaving the bloc, Denmark, which has opted out of defense matters, Ireland, Portugal and Malta. Traditionally neutral Austria was a late addition to the pact.
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Post Aëlwenn on Wed 15 Nov - 18:11

Dunno but we are tired to pay for protect other EU countries who doesn’t develop armies.
I think others EU countries could paying us for protect them with our nuclear weapons, now we are soon alone because UK leave.
Except UK and France, other European countries doesn’t have decent army’s.
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I don't believe cooperation between EU-countries will work. EU lacks unity and some members are selfish. IMO every countries should develop their army without cooperation.

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Post Neon Knight on Wed 15 Nov - 22:37

The main question raised around this EU army project is always this: what is the point when we already have the NATO alliance with America and the other countries? Most European members of NATO already do not contribute enough money to it so how can they afford another military commitment as well?

I think it is wise to make a basic plan and groundwork for a European army since America might change its policy in future. But beyond that, it seems wasteful.


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