A European army is an idle pipe dream for bored federalists

A European army is an idle pipe dream for bored federalists
Will there ever be a European army? I don't think so Pic: iStock

The EU cannot go to war. It has no democratic authority to control an army.

Have you ever noticed that whenever federalists in Europe are feeling a little down and weary, they reach for the soother and the comfort blanket, snuggle up and drift off in a fantasy dream? Instead of accepting the EU for what it is and instead of taking pride in it for what it is, they prefer to fantasise about what it might become.

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