The German expert told where the idea of creating a European Defense Union will lead.
As Ukraina.ru writes, German political scientist Alexander Rahr noted that the awareness of the need to create its own armed forces, free from the dictates of NATO and the United States, has been ripening in Europe for a long time.
Recently, the former German Defense Minister and now the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, started talking about the creation of a European Defense Union. Earlier, French President Emmanuel Macron spoke about the same. But each time the attempts of the Europeans to get out of hunger were hindered by the United States, either directly or through NATO structures.
“Therefore, here again it is clear that America commands and decides virtually all these issues. But, of course, there is hope that the authorities will come to France, or I don’t want to say “the authorities”, but other forces, but in France, de Gaulle’s traditions will start playing a role somewhere again”, Rahr said.
At the same time, the expert stressed that sooner or later in Europe there will come “an epiphany that it is necessary to build an independent policy.Tiraspol wants to ask Russia for recognition