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Is it time for an EU army? - March 21 2017

Should Europe have its own army? With Britain set to invoke Article 50 on 29 March 2017, one of the largest defence spenders in the European Union is about to leave. Almost 25% of EU defence expenditure currently comes from the UK, and Britain has historically obstructed any moves towards a common EU military. With the British and their veto on their way out (and with President Trump openly questioning US commitment to NATO) could it finally be time to move ahead on security and defence integration? [...]