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Defense: and what will Europe do?

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The debate about European defense tends to focus on the need to spend more and deploy more. One deceptively simple question is usually ignored: why? Americans seem to assume that more European capabilities will be deployed where it is convenient for the United States. Europeans just seek to avoid the difficult debate that it would provoke – until …

in The New Atlanticist (Atlantic Council), 10 May 2013.
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