02 mai 2018

The Making of the EU Army

counterpunch.org

During the 2016 referendum those who warned that the EU was developing its own army were dismissed as fantasists. Instead, we were told the EU had kept the peace in Europe. The truth is totally different… It only takes a quick look at its history to confirm that the EU was not born as a peace project. The first step towards the EU was the 1951 European Coal and Steel Community when NATO wanted to rearm Germany against the Soviet Union. From the start, NATO and EU expansion went hand-in-hand, [...]