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JackRiddler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-18-11 10:11 AM
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6. Which would be about 2% to 4% more than they need to spend on "defense."
France, Britain and the Netherlands, to take three obvious examples, don't engage in "defense" but continue to run illegitimate empires and wreak havoc on the world far beyond their borders or any legitimate military interest. Also, in the case of the first two, to maintain suicidal nuclear arsenals. Fuck'em.

There is only one EU country that has a legitimate need for military defense, and with Greece as well, the only real solution would be peaceful mutual disarmament with Turkey so that both could investment their money in things that actually builds their economies.

As for Germany, how smart of them not to be blowing more than one euro in 50 on the fantasy that militaries bring security in the 2011 context.

And "most citizens" is a pretty rickety construct for your argument. Even if so, that doesn't make'em right.
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