EU to aim for rapid deployment force without U.S. assets by 2025, document says

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Banoodlethehoodle

Way overdue and we def need more than just 5000. Would be good if each country could supply 1-5k soldiers min.

Seenshadow01

Good. America shouldn’t be in charge of European defenses

Choose-fusername

>Not all 27 EU states would need to take part, although approval of any deployment would require consensus. It’s a rapid reaction force but you need the consensus of 27 national leaders before it can be used? So it’s just a ‘force’ then. Poland has 65,000 active personell. Even Estonia has about 6,000. As individual nation states they are broadly capable of doing this already. What is the purpose? It’s just signalling. A meaningless token of ‘collaboration’.

nicigar

They have been aiming for that for 25 years.

Rukoo