It is an EU army that could bring about war

The general has hit the nail on the head: A Brexit will only strengthen the union and allow for a European superstate, or United States of Europe, to act with impunity. Germany, the powerhouse of Europe running this show, is only pretending to care about a Brexit.

With London in, Germany will subdue it. With London out, it’s free reign.

 

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An EU Army could spell the end of the British Army as we know it Credit: Getty

 

David Cameron says Brexit could lead to continental war. Former Nato secretaries general suggest the EU is a “key partner” for the defence organisation. But ion [sic] the future, the opposite will be true, for this simple reason.  A vote to Remain would embolden Brussels in the goal of ever-closer union. This will include a European army, enshrined in the EU project through the Maastricht and Lisbon treaties. And an EU army would undermine deterrence and cripple Nato, weakening European defences when we face increasing threats from Russia, the Middle East and radical Islam.

A German defence white paper, leaked last week but supposed to be kept under wraps until after the referendum, leaves no doubt of Germany’s intention to drive through the merger of Europe’s armed forces “and embark on permanent cooperation under common structures”. Germany has begun to combine substantial elements of the Dutch forces with their own. Continue reading