When the EU-loving head of NATO condemns EU military plans you know it’s serious

EU announces plans for new ‘First Entry Force’ of up to 20,000 troops, in addition to existing EU battalions

Last week the regular meetings of defence and foreign ministers took place separately in Slovenia, which currently holds the rotating presidency of the EU Council. The defence ministers announced that

The new ‘First Entry Force’ is on top of existing ‘EU Battlegroups’

As a result of the level of disinformation from pro-EU politicians in the UK such as former LibDem leader Nick Clegg, the existence of all the EU military structures and EU command centres has been invisible to the British public.

NATO comes out fighting against an EU Army

  • 31% more than France
  • 43% more than Germany
  • More than double Italy’s spending
  • Four times that of the Netherlands and Spain

The EU is developing its military plans without telling NATO

Finally, and despite the EU Commission constantly saying that they liaise with NATO all the time, the NATO Secretary-General made a surprising announcement.

What is life without a little controversy in it? Quite boring and sterile would be my answer.