New recruits of the Bundeswehr’s volunteer defense service train with G36 assault rifles on April 27, 2021, in Berlin, Germany. – SEAN GALLUP/GETTY IMAGES
With a potential military budget close to that of the United States, imagine what the EU could do with a strongman leader.
BY JOSUÉ MICHELS • MARCH 2
Countries all over Europe are pledging to increase their military budgets. Poland even demanded that the European Union’s defense budget rise to the level of the United States’, currently the world’s largest. Europe already has a well-trained armed corps, officer schools and a high-tech military industry. A sudden militarization could drastically change the balance of power in the world. On February 28, German arms manufacturers met with the government to discuss the new deals.
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