More By Richard Palmer
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A smaller EU with its own army can already be seen on the horizon.
It’s not about taxation—it’s about building a superstate.
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Germany’s former defense minister says that Europe’s leaders must be stronger, even as he begins his own political comeback.
After the Paris attacks, Europe’s calls for a combined military could finally happen.
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