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Europe will build its own army only if it is absolutely forced to do it

Right now, such scenarios look very unlikely There is no doubt that the EU can put together a modern and powerful army. Europe has more than enough human, financial, industrial, and technological resources to do that. However, if the EU has not yet done this despite continuous discussions, political statements, and even approved programs, it means the incentives ...


Riding on the Storm: the New British Defense Strategy

... thriftiness came to the forefront and the British elite decided to sacrifice defense spending. London planned to bring its forward deployable contingent to 30,000, whereas at the beginning of the Iraq war , it had been 50 percent larger. Reductions in the army after the withdrawal from Iraq in 2009 were of course reasonable but the cuts in hardware, primarily in the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force, have produced long-term negative effects on the nation's defense capabilities, increasing the need to ...


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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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