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Interview: European Parliament's Van Orden on EU defense plans weakening NATO - March 20 2017

Geoffrey Van Orden, MBE, is a vice chairman of the European Conservatives and Reformists group in the European Parliament, to which he was first elected in 1999. A former British army officer, he views the formation of an EU-owned defense organization with skepticism, calling recent considerations to that effect a “distraction” that could weaken NATO. [...]