If you needed yet another reason to reject the EU as an utterly toxic organisation, here is an absolute corker:Admittedly, a couple percent of GDP turns out to be a lot of money. It may be that Europeans might want to spend that on something else. OK, fine. Maybe us, too.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Thursday that Europe must not cave in to U.S demands to raise military spending, arguing that development and humanitarian aid could also count as security.No doubt Jean-Claude Juncker feels that NATO should deploy Oxfam, Save the Children & Charlotte Church to Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn in order to deter any Russian incursions into the Baltic states.
Saturday, February 18, 2017
It seems a reasonable question to ask that if the Europeans don't want to defend themselves then why should we?