Defence Notes

PREMIUM: As rhetoric continues, are NATO-EU defence differences too great to be resolved?

1st December 2020 - 16:30 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


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With the EU looking to move ever-closer towards the creation of its own de facto military alliance, the role of NATO in European security has been consistently questioned amid internal disputes and a shift in balance of power in light of Brexit.

The UK has reiterated its support for NATO as being the bedrock of Europe’s defence and security needs, with one minister stating that European countries ‘would feel a chill wind’ without a US contribution to the alliance. 

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