Ursula von der Leyen said the EU needs "credible military capabilities" adding that a European army would be "complementary" to the NATO.
The European Union may be expediting its plans for an army with a border force of "civilian troops wearing a European uniform [and] carrying weapons."
Nigel Farage criticised Emmanuel Macron for claiming that NATO is suffering "brain death" because the U.S. is "turning its back on [Europe]", saying the French president is looking for "any excuse" to build his own "Walter Mitty" EU army.
Emmanuel Macron has claimed that NATO is suffering a "brain death", and that Europe can no longer depend on the United States of America to defend her.
The EU's incoming security chief has said the bloc needs a standing army of 60,000 soldiers that Brussels can deploy around the world.
Senior officers in the British Army, Royal Navy, and Royal Air Force have warned that the United Kingdom is being entangled in the European Union's military integration schemes, and that the Prime Minister's proposed Brexit deal with the bloc will unde...
The woman largely expected to take over as chancellor of Germany has echoed calls by her mentor Angela Merkel and French ally Emmanuel Macron for a "European army" to avoid becoming a "plaything" of Russia, China, and the United States on the global st...