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    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...pean-army.html

    And the Germans are going to have another crack at taking over Europe. God help us.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarillionFan View Post
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...pean-army.html

    And the Germans are going to have another crack at taking over Europe. God help us.
    I wonder if the German element of this "true european army" will have access to real guns, or will they just use broomsticks again?

    German army paints broomsticks black to resemble machine guns in Nato exercises | The Independent



    Who knows, their Elf in Safety might even allow them to fight after dark in extreme circumstances......like a wholesale French Surrender or the Italians changing sides again??

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarillionFan View Post
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    And the Germans are going to have another crack at taking over Europe. God help us.

    What a load of bollox. Even the UK supports a European Army after Brexit
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    What a load of bollox. Even the UK supports a European Army after Brexit
    Reference?

    Otherwise it's wiser to assume that the UK wouldn't want the role of NATO to be undercut by some EU army...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bean View Post
    Reference?
    You'll be lucky. Nah, it is just big mutton-head opening his gob and letting his guts rumble again!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    What a load of bollox. Even the UK supports a European Army after Brexit
    I don't, that's why I voted out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarillionFan View Post
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...pean-army.html

    And the Germans are going to have another crack at taking over Europe. God help us.
    At least the Mail doesn't have to write new copy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bean View Post
    Reference?

    Otherwise it's wiser to assume that the UK wouldn't want the role of NATO to be undercut by some EU army...
    Nine EU states, including UK, sign off on joint military intervention force – POLITICO
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    As with every other issue, economy, immigration etc. this is completely ignoring the real differences between national interests.

    If we pay huge sums to fund a European army it may be useful if there is a war with Russia but what if Argentina invades the Falklands again? Are the other nations really going to approve sending a force to defend it?

    We aren't the only nation that, due to history, is or might get involved in conflicts that do not impact other European nations, France has troops all over Africa to support against insurgents. Doubt UK citizens want to fund those.

    France's Military Is All Over Africa - Business Insider

    And who will pay a major share of this project? Probably not the Germans.

    German military is falling behind, and the US is putting it on notice - Business Insider

    One more reason to get OUT.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    What a load of bollox. Even the UK supports a European Army after Brexit
    Quote Originally Posted by Bean View Post
    Reference?

    Otherwise it's wiser to assume that the UK wouldn't want the role of NATO to be undercut by some EU army...
    Quote Originally Posted by shaunbhoy View Post
    You'll be lucky. Nah, it is just big mutton-head opening his gob and letting his guts rumble again!!
    Quote Originally Posted by MarillionFan View Post
    I don't, that's why I voted out.
    Another reference, one from the idiocrity:

    If Britain is to Brexit properly, it must get out of the EU’s Defence Union - Get Britain Out
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