Skip to comments.EU military headquarters plans 'backed by Baroness Ashton'
Posted on 11/12/2012 10:43:50 PM PST by Olog-hai
Baroness Ashton is a key ally in a French plot to create a Brussels military headquarters that will build on existing European Union military missions.
Lady Ashton, the EU foreign minister, has signaled to Paris she will go against British opposition if France can win other allies this winter, a senior French defense ministry source has told the Daily Telegraph.
The French effectively view the launch of new EU military missions as a Trojan horse for a European military headquarters and France will mount a major offensive in mid-2014 that could see it back treaty change to scrap national vetoes over defense. Britain last year blocked moves to create a EU military operations HQ (OHQ), with William Hague, the Foreign Secretary, threatening to veto the plan over concerns that it would rival NATO command.
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They funding to be automatic and they want to do away with national vetoes.
This means those countries would really become provinces.
There is still the plan in the works to redivide Europe along ethnic boundaries. It goes under the name “Europe of the Regions”, which reminds me too much of Governor Tarkin’s braggadocio on the Death Star, to wit “The regional governors now have direct control over their territories” . . .
Good luck in getting the French and German militaries to work together...
France has been Germany’s abused girlfriend for the last half-century. I suspect the Armée de Terre will fall right in lockstep with the Bundeswehr.